Tag Archives: South Africa

Breakfast at Montrose Nursery & Rosebank Mall’s rooftop market

Sunday. My stay in South Africa was at its end. For the early day start, Tatiana suggested that we go to the Montrose Nursery for breakfast. There are many such plant nurseries in Johannesburg and it’s strongly competing with the … Continue reading

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Lunch at Bryanston’s Organic Market

For lunch after the Lion Park, we went to Bryanston’s Organic Market. And my! What a charming place!! I absolutely fell in love with it! Such lovely atmosphere, great food, beautiful handcrafts, and there was a piano player by a … Continue reading

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The Elephant Sanctuary in Hartbeespoort

Saturday we woke up very early to go to the Elephant Sanctuary in Hartbeespoort, which is around one hour and a quarter away from Johannesburg. Tatiana was really excited about going there, and while I thought it interesting, there’s something … Continue reading

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Pretoria

My friend and I actually went to Pretoria on two different days; the first we had gone to see some wedding dresses (she’s getting married on December) and we had dinner at a fantastic restaurant; the second, for a proper … Continue reading

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Johannesburg Botanical Gardens

I had the whole week to go around places, and I did a little bit of sight seeing but not nearly as much as I thought I would. I was planning on renting a car, but only after I saw … Continue reading

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Montecasino

One of the obvious things to do in Joburg is to visit the Montecasino.  The place has been designed to replicate an ancient Tuscan village. The main building with the casino has a fake sky, painted on the roof, inside going from … Continue reading

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Soweto

In schools in Brazil we go only slightly over the apartheid regime of South Africa, and not much else of the continent’s history at all. So my visit was also very informative of the country’s history. This day I went … Continue reading

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