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  1. 1. <br />I choose Johannesburg as a location for the assignment. So here is some introduction about the Johannesburg , South Africa.<br />Johannesburg attractions range from both cultural and historic exhibitions to fun family outings and interesting displays of local innovation and productivity. With good weather throughout most of the year, sightseeing in Johannesburg is always a rewarding adventure.The first stop on any list of Johannesburg attractions should be the Apartheid Museum, which showcases South Africa's history of black oppression and illustrates how far the nation has come in its move towards democracy. Visit the Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which features the Sterkfontein Caves where the ancient fossil of Mrs. Ples was found in 1947.On a lighter note, a fantastic Johannesburg attraction is Gold Reef City, a 'gold-rush' fashioned theme park full of exciting thrill rides. While sightseeing in Johannesburg visitors can tour the SAB World of Beer, or take a scenic hike through the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens. Newtown Cultural Precinct's Market Theatre and Museum Africa are also Johannesburg attractions worth seeing.<br /> Transportation<br />1. Flight reservation:- I reserve the flight through online booking from the official website of Ethiopian Airlines under the link<br /><br />From there I can save my money of travelling to airport or the commission given to the travel agent. <br />2. Lowest fares:- . I choose Ethiopian Airlines ET605 because it is most economic from all. I take economy class seat in Ethiopian Airlines which will be cost around Rs.41,019 total to me.<br />3. Advance booking:- I can done the advance booking online from the official website of Ethiopian Airlines. I done advance booking in Septemper. So that the airlines can charge less because we all know on the spot booking cost more than the advance booking. <br />4. Frequent flier mileage:- Frequent flier means if we are using the same airlines again and again. Then the airlines will give some discount for us for this. But in my case I can use this because it’s the first time I travel through plane. <br />5. Map of airport:- Map of two airports are First is Delhi Airport and Second is Johannesburg.<br /> <br /> 6. Cost:- <br />Johannesburg<br />Rs.41,019per adult, incl. of taxes & fees(Total:Rs.41,019) HYPERLINK "" Ethiopian AirlinesET605/ET809 Connect in Addis Ababa(ADD)New Delhi(DEL)02:45, Wed 24 Nov' 10Johannesburg(JNB)13:15, Wed 24 Nov' 10Duration: 14hr 00min[+] Flight Details<br />New Delhi - Johannesburg 24 Nov' 10[-] Flight DetailsEthiopian AirlinesET605New Delhi (DEL)IGI Airport, Terminal -302:45, Wed 24 Nov' 10Addis Ababa (ADD)Bole06:55, Wed 24 Nov' 10Equipment: Boeing 767-200/300 | Class: Economy | Refundable Change planes at Addis Ababa Time between flights:1hr 55min  Ethiopian AirlinesET809Addis Ababa (ADD)Bole08:50, Wed 24 Nov' 10Johannesburg (JNB)Johannesburg Int'l13:15, Wed 24 Nov' 10Equipment: Boeing 757-200/300 | Class: Economy | RefundableTotal Duration:14hr 00minEthiopian AirlinesET808/ET604 Johannesburg(JNB)13:55, Tue 30 Nov' 10New Delhi(DEL)09:45, Wed 01 Dec' 10Duration: 16hr 20min[+] <br />Johannesburg - New Delhi 30 Nov' 10Ethiopian AirlinesET808Johannesburg (JNB)Johannesburg Int'l, Terminal -A13:55, Tue 30 Nov' 10Addis Ababa (ADD)Bole20:45, Tue 30 Nov' 10Equipment: Boeing 757-200/300 | Class: Economy | Refundable Change planes at Addis Ababa Time between flights:4hr 35min  Ethiopian AirlinesET604Addis Ababa (ADD)Bole01:20, Wed 01 Dec' 10New Delhi (DEL)IGI Airport, Terminal -309:45, Wed 01 Dec' 10Equipment: Boeing 767-200/300 | Class: Economy | RefundableTotal Duration:16hr 20min<br /> Trains and Buses<br />1. Travel times :- From Palampur to Delhi ISBT the total time taken is 11 hours. Then I take bus from ISBT Delhi to international airport Delhi and the time taken is 45 min approx.<br />2.Fares:- I lived in Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) so I start my journey from Palampur in bus to Delhi Bus stand (ISBT). The bus fare from palampur to Delhi is Rs. 470.<br />Then from ISBT I took Bus to Indra Gandhi International airport. The Bus fair is Rs. 20.<br /> 3. Booking tickets :- From palampur we can take the bus of Haryana road ways. The booking is done inside the bus. And from the delhi ISBT I take Local bus so here also no need for booking tickets in advanced. <br /> Rental cars <br />Yes we can reserve ths car on website under the link<br />,28.045488&spn=0.356716,0.617294&t=m&z=11&q=south+africa+johansberg&hl=en<br /> Cancellation penalty ,list of car types, collision insurance, corporate rates:- <br /> Zero Excess Rates (Unlimited Mileage) Car DescriptionInsurance1-6 days7-13 days14+ daysCode Corsa/Palio or similar 1.3 Manual,2 doorFull coverR 340R 330R 320SToyota Tazz or similar 1.3 Manual 4 doorFull coverR 360R 350R 340ARenault Clio/Chico or similar 1.3 Manual,Aircon,RadioFull coverR 375R 365R 355ASCorolla/Almera or similar 1.4,1.6 Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringFull coverR 395R 385R 375BAlmera or similar 1.6 Automatic,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringFull coverR 550R 540R 530CToyota Camry/Hyundai 2L Automatic,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringFull coverR 725R 715R 695DOpel Zafira/VW Sharan, Toyota Condor or similar 2L Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringFull coverR 735R 725R 705EBMW 320i Automatic,Aircon,Cd player,P/steeringFull coverR 895R 885R 870FMercedes C180 Automatic,Aircon,Cd player,P/steeringFull coverR 985R 975R 960GNissan X-Trail/Honda CRV Automatic,Cd,P/steeringFull coverR 955R 945R 915NMercedes E240 Automatic,Aircon,Cd player,P/steeringFull coverR 1400R 1350R 1300XToyota/Nissan Double Cab, Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringFull coverR 1250R 1230R 1200MMercedes Vito 8 seater,VW T5 Combi Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringFull coverR 1565R 1535R 1495Y<br />:: Back To Top ::<br /> Standard/Super Cover Rates (Unlimited Mileage) Car Description1-6 days7-13 days14-30 days31+ daysnon-waivable excessCode Corsa/Chico or similar 1.3 Manual 2 doorR 235R 225R 215R 179R 2500SToyota Tazz or similar 1.3 Manual 4 doorR 246R 235R 230R 189R 2500ARenault Clio/Chico or sim. 1.3 Manual,Aircon,RadioR 264R 251R 244R 195R 2500ASCorolla/Almera or similar 1.4,1.6, Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringR 271R 259R 251R 204R 2950BAlmera or similar 1.6 Automatic,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringR 420R 402R 386R 371R 3950CToyota Camry/Hyundai 2L Automatic,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringR 556R 522R 512R 491R 6000DToyota Condor 2L 6 seater,VW Touran, Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringR 573R 553R 536R 510R 4500EBMW 320i Automatic,Aircon,Cd player,P/steeringR 580R 563R 548R 526R 6000FMercedes C180 Automatic,Aircon,Cd player,P/steeringR 717R 681R 656R 630R 6000GToyota/Nissan Double Cab, Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringR 1029R 978R 940R 902R 6000MNissan X-Trail/Honda CRV Automatic,Cd,P/steeringR 842R 764R 724R 685R 4500NMercedes Vito 8 seater,VW T5 Combi Manual,Aircon,Radio,P/steeringR 873R 820R 782R 750R 6500Y<br />Conditions Of Rentals<br />Admin fee excluded.<br />Should the required vehicle be unavailable, a similar one will be supplied.<br />Renters and drivers must be over the age of 23 and be in posession of a valid, unendorsed driver licence.<br />Pre-delivery of vehicles is subject to confirmation at time of reservation.<br />Damaged or stolen tyres, rims, hubcaps, glass and radio/tape will be replaced at the renters cost.<br />All rates include the cost of maintenance and oil.<br />Fuel is not included in the rates. All vehicles are hired out with a full tank of fuel and the renter pays for fuel whilst the vehicle is on hire and for refueling at termination of rental.<br />Delivery and collection is included in the cost, during normal office hours.<br />All rates include VAT.<br />Vehicles are subject to our suppliers standard terms and conditions of agreement,and are subject to change.<br />Rentals that come with non-waiveable excesses - are applicable only in the event of theft/damage to the vehicle.<br />Timely notification of extensions to original rental period important, to retain validity of insurance taken.<br /> Travel maps<br /> The travel maps of all the places which I visit are:- <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Weather Conditions<br /> Climate<br />JohannesburgClimate chart JFMAMJJASOND  125 2615  90 2514  91 2413  54 2110  13 197  9 164 4 174  6 196  27 239  72 2411  117 2413  105 2514average max. and min. temperatures in °Cprecipitation totals in mmsource: HKO <br />Johannesburg features a Subtropical highland climate (HYPERLINK "" o " Köppen climate classification" Köppen Cwb). The city enjoys a dry, sunny climate with late afternoon thundershowers in the summer months of October to April. Temperatures in Johannesburg are usually fairly mild due to the city's high altitude, with the average maximum daytime temperature in January of 25.6 °C (78.1 °F), dropping to an average maximum of around 16 °C (61 °F) in June. Winter is the sunniest time of the year, with mild days and cool nights, dropping to 4.1 °C (39.4 °F) in June and July. The temperature occasionally drops to below freezing at night, causing frost. Snow is a rare occurrence, with snowfall having been experienced in May 1956, August 1962, June 1964, September 1981 and August 2006 (light). Snow fell again on 27 June 2007, accumulating up to 10 centimetres (3.9 in) in the southern suburbs. Regular cold fronts pass over in winter bringing very cold southerly winds but usually clear skies. The annual average rainfall is 713 millimetres (28.1 in), which is mostly concentrated in the summer months. Infrequent showers occur through the course of the winter months.<br />Despite the relatively dry climate, Johannesburg has over ten million trees, and it is now the biggest man-made forest in the world, followed by HYPERLINK "" o " Graskop" Graskop in Mpumalanga which is the second biggest. Many trees were originally planted in the northern areas of the city at the end of the 19th century, to provide wood for the mining industry. The areas were developed by the HYPERLINK "" o " Randlord" Randlord, Hermann Eckstein, a German immigrant, who called the forest estates Sachsenwald. The name was changed to HYPERLINK "" o " Saxonwold" Saxonwold, now the name of a suburb, duringWorld War I. Early (white) residents who moved into the areas Parkhurst, Parktown, Parkview, Westcliff, Saxonwold, Houghton Estate, Illovo, Hyde Park, Dunkeld, Melrose, Inanda, Sandhurst, now collectively referred to as the Northern Suburbs, retained many of the original trees and have even expanded their forests with the encouragement of successive city councils. In recent years however, deforestation has occurred to make way for both residential and commercial redevelopment.<br />|  Landmarks<br /> <br />Joburg's first trees <br />One hundred and seventeen years ago Johannesburg was a dusty, rocky, barren veld. Nowadays it's a man-made urban forest with six million trees. How did this happen?<br />Jozi's urban forest now at 10m trees, and growing<br />Market square<br /> Today's government precinct, owned by Gauteng province, was once the town's market square and produce market, and the bustling centre of Johannesburg. Its legacy lives on in City Deep<br />Joburg's castles<br /> Johannesburg can boast four " castles" around the city and suburbs, the oldest being almost as old as the city itself, at 105 years old, and the newest 11 years old.<br />Guildhall Pub<br /> The Guildhall Pub has sat for 115 years on the edge of Johannesburg's original market square, now the Library Gardens.<br />Rand Club<br /> The Rand Club in Loveday Street, one of the city's oldest and loveliest buildings, is still largely a place where men hang out, enjoying one another's company almost exclusively<br />Regina Mundi<br /> Soweto's largest Catholic Church played a pivotal role in the township's history of resistance against apartheid. Now the church opens its doors to streams of visitors keen to witness the scars it still bears<br />Joburg's oldest buildings<br /> The town of Johannesburg was born in 1886, after gold was discovered on the farm Langlaagte. The town grew rapidly, and many of the early buildings were torn down and replaced. But some of those buildings and farmhouses remain, a monument to the city's pioneers and farmers.<br />Somerset House<br /> There're dozens of old buildings around the CBD. One of them, Somerset House, although a little neglected, is still functioning, and signs of its former splendour, including its basement, are still visible.<br />Hillbrow Tower: Joburg's own Table Mountain<br /> Portrait of the most prominent landmark in Johannesburg, the Hillbrow Tower, built for just R2-million.<br />Ponte: rent the best view in town<br />One of Joburg's most visible landmarks, Ponte, has made a comeback after years of notoriety. The flats have been spruced up and secured, and the spectacular penthouses, available for rent, offer the best city views in southern Africa.<br />Mai-Mai: visit a genuine African bazaar<br /> The Mai Mai bazaar - a complex which boasts a rich concentration of traditional herbs and healers - is to be restored and promoted as a prime tourist destination in the city.<br />The lovely Lonehill Koppie<br /> Lonehill Koppie stands out on the outskirts of Johannesburg as a special place covered with huge ancient boulders that have a particular presence. The Koppie has tremendous historical significance in a suburb that is actively combating crime.<br />Brenthurst, Joburg's breathtaking secret garden<br /> In the heart of Parktown is a spectacular garden of 45 acres, employing 45 gardeners, one gardener for every acre. The gardens are part of the Brenthurst estate, belonging to the Oppenheimers, and are a model of organic gardening.<br />Carlton Hotel<br /> Joburg's Carlton Hotel - an icon of the high life for years - fell on hard times and was closed in 1997.<br />Newtown Cultural Precinct<br />This complex of buildings in the city centre has been upgraded and restored as part of the city fathers' urban renewal policy and provides several attractions. The Market Theatre and Museum Africa, for instance are housed in a Victorian building in Bree Street.<br />SAB World of Beer<br />SABMiller started in South Africa and has expanded to become one of the world's largest brewers of beer. The World of Beer offers a fun short tour, which summarises the history of the company, beer in general and details the brewing process.<br />Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens<br />Not known for being an especially green city, this oasis in the west side of Johannesburg covers 741 acres (300ha), offering lush gardens and scenic hiking trails. The gardens are a terrific place for bird watching (over 200 species) <br />Melville<br />This trendy suburb is a hive of activity on any given night of the week; it is the place to go out and carouse. Anything from hip and upmarket to just plain odd coffee shops, bars and dance venues throng the streets.<br />The Apartheid Museum<br />South Africa's history of black oppression is chronicled in this building, situated near Gold Reef City. Relics of the Apartheid system, which banned non-whites from certain areas and from receiving an education, as well as forbidding interracial relationships, can be found here,<br />Constitution Hill<br />A guided tour of the National Heritage Site of Constitution Hill takes visitors on a journey through South Africa's turbulent past, but also illustrates its incredible transition into democracy. Visitors are guided through the Old Fort Prison Complex where the peeling walls and rusty.<br />Hector Pieterson Memorial Site and Museum<br />Hector Pieterson became the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto uprising during apartheid South Africa, when a news photograph of the dying Hector being carried by a fellow student was published across the globe.<br />Market Theatre<br />Market Theatre is a popular Jo'burg entertainment complex offering live theatre venues (boasting the first production of Sarafina), bookshops, galleries and restaurants, as well as a flea market on Saturdays. The adjoining Museum Africa showcases the lives and cultures of the South African.<br />Johannesburg Art Gallery<br />Visit the Johannesburg Art Gallery in Joubert Park to see a vast collection of works by a host of famous artists, both local and international. Some of the exhibits date as far back as the 15th century <br /><br /> <br /> Start and stop sites<br />I lived in Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) so I start my journey from Palampur in bus to Delhi Bus stand (ISBT).<br /> To <br /> To <br />From ISBT, I went to Indra Gandhi International Airport Delhi.<br />From Indra Gandhi International Airport Delhi to Johannesburg Airport.<br /> To <br />From Johannesburg Airport to Protea Hotel Parktonian<br /> to <br />And then from my Hotel IN different Days I Visit These different Places <br />1. University of Witwatersrand - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi <br />2. Johannesburg Art Gallery - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi <br />3. Museum Africa - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi <br />4. Carlton Centre - 1.5 km / 1 mi <br />5. Johannesburg Zoo - 2.7 km / 1.6 mi <br />6. South African Museum of Military History - 3.3 km / 2 mi <br />7. Gold Reef City - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi <br />8. Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi <br />9. Apartheid Museum - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi <br />10. Nelson Mandela Museum - 13.9 km / 8.7 mi <br />11. Lion Park - 24.5 km / 15.2 mi <br />12. Lesedi Cultural Village - 42.4 km / 26.3 mi <br />13. Voortrekker Monument - 48.4 km / 30.1 mi <br />14. Kruger House - 51.7 km / 32.1 mi<br /> <br />Hotels and restaurants on map<br /> <br />Bombay Blue restaurant in South Africa which serve Indian food.<br />It is the location in which I stayed.<br /> Lodging <br />The Protea Hotel Parktonian offers service levels and friendliness which will make your stay a unique experience, whether you are staying for leisure, business or hosting a conference. The hotel has 300 modern suites allowing for a true “Jozi” experience. All suites are one bedroomed units with a separate lounge, bathroom, work desk, leather chair and service area which includes a granite counter, mini-bar fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.Together with our 5 Conference venues and 7 Boardrooms, this property has the capacity to contain functions in excess of 450 delegates.<br /> Easy access to the N1 freeway and nearby Theatres, Sports Stadia, Universities and Exhibition Centres.<br />The Protea Hotel Parktonian All Suites - The " Suite" Life.<br />Distance: - Distance (minutes) to airport: 30 min<br /> Rates <br />Protea Hotel Parktonian : 24 November to 30 November 2010<br />The Protea Hotel Parktonian offers service levels and friendliness which will make your stay a unique experience, whether you are staying for leisure, business or hosting a conference. From Wednesday to Sunday it cost me R 805 Per day (R 4025) and for Monday R 1070. This cost of room include Food also.<br /> Amenities<br /> The Orchards Restaurant<br />120 seater<br />Full buffet breakfast served from 06h30 to 10h30 every morning<br />Large selection of cold and hot dishes, desserts, cheese & biscuits and fresh fruit offered on the lunch buffet. Operating times 12h30 to 14h30<br />A choice for dinner from the varied a la Carte menu or from the extensive evening Buffet between 18h30 and 22h30<br />The Meridians Cocktail Bar<br /> Great value for money when ordering from the Bar menu. Pub lunches served from 11h00 to 17h00<br />Conference Venues<br />5 conference venues situated on the ground floor can seat between 15 to 450 delegates. 4 of the hotels conference venues are accessible to wheelchair users. 5 Boardrooms ideal for small meetings of between 2 and 10 people with 2 executive boardrooms which can seat up to 18 people.<br />Skylevel - An oasis in the sky<br />• Maginificent 360 degree panoramic view of the Jozi Skyline. Cool off in the swimming pool or “chill” on the wooden sun deck. For the more energetic, “work out” in the gym or practice your putting skills on the 4 hole putting green.<br />• We even cater for your business requirements with 2 executive boardrooms which can seat up to 18 people<br />Additional Facilities<br />Covered parking for 440 vehicles<br />Transport/Transfer company on site<br />Internet Wireless connectivity throughout the building<br />2 Internet booths in the Reception area<br />Faxing facilities<br />24 hour Room Service<br />Laundry service<br />Complimentary shuttle bus in the evenings (Monday – Friday) offering drop-offs/collection to/from nearby places of entertainment<br />Accommodation comprises 300 spacious modern one bed roomed suites. Each suite has a separate lounge, bedroom, bathroom, service area, work desk and balcony.<br />The following room types are available:<br />80 x Twin suites (2 single beds in the bedroom)<br />216 x Single/double suites (1 double bed in the bedroom)<br />2 x Twin suites for the disabled (Roll-in showers)<br />2 x Single/double suited for the disabled (Roll-in showers)<br />Each suite offers:<br />Wireless internet connectivity (vouchers purchased from Reception)<br />Computer plug points at the desk<br />Service area with granite tops<br />Mini-bar fridge<br />Electronic safe<br />Satellite TV in lounge<br />Air-conditioning and heating<br />Radio<br />Work desk and executive leather chair<br />2 telephones<br />Hairdryer<br />Tea/coffee making facilities<br />24 hour Room Service<br />Laundry servic<br />,<br /> Surroundings:- <br />1. Ferreira's Mine - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi<br /> 2.University of Witwatersrand - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi <br />3. Johannesburg Art Gallery - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi<br />4.Museum Africa - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi <br />5. Carlton Centre - 1.5 km / 1 mi <br />6.Johannesburg Zoo - 2.7 km / 1.6 mi <br />7. South African Museum of Military History - 3.3 km / 2 mi <br />8. Gold Reef City - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi <br />9. Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi <br />10. Apartheid Museum - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi <br />11. Nelson Mandela Museum - 13.9 km / 8.7 mi<br />12. Lion Park - 24.5 km / 15.2 mi<br /> 13. Lesedi Cultural Village - 42.4 km / 26.3 mi<br /> 14. Voortrekker Monument - 48.4 km / 30.1 mi<br /> 15. Kruger House - 51.7 km / 32.1 mi<br /> Food <br />Prawn and Mushroom CocktailSix button mushrooms topped with prawns, garlic butter and finished off under the grill.R65.00Marrow BonesMarrow bones on toast with a bone marrow jus and cracked black pepperR58.00Gypsy SpitsButton mushrooms wrapped in bacon, crisped under the grill and topped with garlic butterR58.00Avocado RitzSliced avocado with prawns topped with a light, home made cocktail mayonnaise R65.00Chicken LiversPan-fried chicken livers wrapped in bacon, served with creamed mashed potato, onions and red wine sauceR58.00Calamari TubesGrilled calamari tubes with a lemon butter sauce OR cajun style.R62.00Goats Cheese MousseGoats cheese mousse topped with a tapenade of black olives and capers on pickled sliced cucumberR60.00Duck Liver PâtéQuenelles of duck liver pâté with black cherries served with toastR62.00Grilled Black MushroomsLarge field mushrooms grilled and topped with olive oil, roasted garlic and fresh chilliR58.00EscargotsSnails in their shells in a traditional garlic, lemon and parsley butterR65.00Oysters (Six, Nine or Twelve)Fresh oysters served on ice with lemon wedges, tabasco, Worcestershire sauce and ground black pepperSQSmoked Salmon and CarpaccioSmoked salmon with traditional garnishes and marinated white fish, served with a fresh avocado salad R68.00Home-made Soup of the DayR40.00  SALADSWombles Special Mixed SaladA tossed salad with tomato, onions, cucumber, avocado, olives, Danish feta, peppers and sprouts with a creamed Wombles salad dressingSmall-R45.00Large-R60.00Caesar SaladLettuce tossed with anchovies, capers, boiled egg, fried bacon, croutons, shavings of parmesan cheese and Caesar mayonnaise dressingSmall-R45.00Large-R60.00Blue Cheese SaladMixed lettuce, tomato, cucumber and onion topped with a light blue cheese dressing and grated blue cheeseSmall-45.00Large-R60.00PLEASE NOTE: MINIMUM CHARGE PER PERSON R100WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PERSONAL ITEMS  MAIN COURSESWhere the prime cuts of meat are as juicy as the tales of its past. SteakFillet (250g)R140.00Fillet (400g)R160.00Rump (350g)R130.00Rump (650g)R160.00Man Size Rump (1kg)R200.00Sirloin (200g)R110.00Sirloin (350g)R125.00Sirloin (500g)R140.00T-bone (650g)R140.00Prime Rib (700g)R140.00  SaucesBlack pepper, green peppercorn, mushroom, blue cheese, dijon mustard, plain cheese, crispy garlic, BBQ, monkeygland or original Wombles sauce.R20.00 Extras/Side OrdersFried MushroomsR26.00Onion RingsR26.00Creamed SpinachR26.00Traditional Gravy for PapR26.00Chips, mashed potato, pap & roasted rosemary potato wedgesR10.00 Gammon SteakGrilled gammon steak, honey glazed, served with pineappleR130.00Beef SchnitzelLightly crumbed medallions of Fillet, panfried, topped with sliced boiled egg and lemon, capers and anchovy butterR130.00Beef StragonoffStrips of beef fillet cooked in cream paprika, tomato and mushrooms on rice or mashed potato - an old time favouriteR130.00Steak TartarRaw seasoned fillet steak with fresh herbs, tabasco, worcestershire sauce and a touch of cognac and olive oil served with capers, gherkins, chopped onions, egg yolk and anchoviesR140.00Lamb ChopsChargrilled lamb chops of the day, served with a homemade lamb gravy300g R130.00600g R150.00Lamb ShankOven roasted in olive oil, lemon, a little garlic and herbs and topped with a homemade lamb gravy R130.00 Please note that our large well done steaks take a minimum of 40 minutes to prepare. PoultryChicken ValdostanaChicken breast filled with prosciutto and brie cheese, lightly crumbed, pan-fried and served with a white wine vinegar, lemon butterR130.00Coq au VinA truly authentic traditional dish of partially deboned chicken casseroled in a red wine, mushroom, shallots, garlic and thyme ragout. R120.00Duck Oven RoastedDuck oven roasted with either an orange and mandarin sauce or with a black cherry, Madeira and red wine sauceR140.00Trio of Quails chargrilledThree partially deboned quails chargrilled with olive oil, course salt and fresh lemon juiceR140.00 PastaSpring RavioliHomemade ravioli stuffed with cheese and spinach, with a sun dried tomato sauceR85.00Penne NeopolitanaPenne pasta in a fresh tomato, basil and olive oil, tossed with seasonal vegetablesR85.00Spaghetti VongoleSpaghetti with clams, chilli and garlic in a home-made seafood brothR85.00 FishFish of the DayToday's market chargrilled fillet of fish topped with extra virgin olive oil, herbs and fresh lemonSQPrawnsGrilled prawns in the shell served with a garlic, lemon parsley butter and peri-peri sauceR280.00A platter of seasonal vegetables will be offered complimentary with your main meal.  DESSERTSCrème BrûléeBaked cream and eggs topped with caramelised sugar or fresh raspberry sauceR50.00Crème CaramelBaked custard crème caramel topped with a spun sugar basketR45.00Trio of home-made ice creamsFresh fruit home-made ice creams on fruit coulisR50.00Crépe suzettesLight crépes simmered in fresh orange and cointreau and flambéed with brandy. Served with a scoop of vanilla ice creamR50.00PavlovaA meringue base topped with seasonal fresh fruits and creamR45.00Chocolate Mousse CakeA light chocolate sponge base topped with white and milk chocolate mousse fillingR45.00Ice Cream & Chocolate SauceVanilla ice cream and hot chocolate sauceR45.00Cheese Board and BiscuitsA plated selection of local and imported cheeses and cheese biscuits with preserves (per person)R60.00Please ask your waiter for our selection of coffees, teas, liqueurs,Single malt whiskies, cognacs and dessert wines<br /> Discounts <br />Standard room-5 Nights save 30% RO<br />Room Description Standard room-5 Nights save 30% RO<br />Cancellation Policy Standard room-5 Nights save 30% RO<br />Nightly Rate Summary Standard room-5 Nights save 30% RO<br /> Booking room:- They book there hotel through online and in there hotels also. They also have tie up with travel agents for booking of their hotel.<br />Head Office<br />Phone: +27 21 430 5000<br />Fax: +27 21 430 5320<br />Postal: PO Box 75, Sea Point, 8060, R.S.A<br />Physical: Cnr. Arthur's Rd & Main Road, Sea Point.<br />Central Reservations: 0861 11 9000<br />Phone: + 27 21 430 5300<br />Email:<br /> Spas<br /> This hotel has its on spa inside it. <br />Soul Serenity Day Spa<br />Soul Serenity Day Spa is situated in the City. 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We can also find there advertisement in Facebook and Twitter from where we can also book rooms in this hotel. <br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /> Destination information<br />I choose Johannesburg fir my vacation. So firstly I tell u few things regarding Johannesburg.<br />A city of astonishing contrasts, a huge metropolis where opulent wealth and desperate poverty live side by side: Johannesburg is the intriguing, dynamic heart of this turbulent country. If you want to see the real South Africa - and try to understand it - Jo'burg has to be on your itinerary.<br />Jo'burg, Jozi, eGoli or 'the city of gold' (never Johannesburg) is by far the largest city in South Africa. It's brash, fast-growing and often ugly, but it has got wealth, energy and a beautiful climate. If you take reasonable precautions and listen to the locals, you can enjoy it in safety.<br />1. Restaurants:- Johannesburg is the most powerful commercial centre on the African continent and with this some of the finest restaurants in South Africa. From Seafood Restaurants ,   HYPERLINK "" Steakhouse restaurantsto Fine dining Johannesburg restaurants it always has something for each visitor.  <br />Mike's Kitchen (Alberton) Alberton, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr. Helston Road & Voortrekker RoadAlberton Crossing Shopping Centre, AlbertonBuffet, Grills, Light Meals, Seafood, Steakhouse, Traditional, Vegetarian(R75+)The Boma (Alberton) Alberton, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCorner of Ring Road West and Fore Street, New Redruth, Alberton. See map under contact details.African, Buffet, Game, Grills, South African, Traditional(R75+)Allora Restaurant (Bedfordview) Bedfordview, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantBedford Shopping CentreBedfordview, JohannesburgGrills, Italian, Seafood, VegetarianCumin and Coriander (Kensington) Bedfordview, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurant153 Queen Street,Kensingnton, Johannesburg.Indian(R75+)Pigalle Restaurant (Bedfordview) Bedfordview, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantVillage View Shopping Centre, Cnr Kloof and Van Buuren Road, BedfordviewContinental, Fine Dining, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Seafood(R125+)Primi Piatti BedfordviewBedfordview, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantShop 13KeyWest Shopping Centre45 Van Buuren RoadBedfordviewBreakfast, Cocktails, Contemporary, Italian(R50+)Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant, BedfordviewBedfordview, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantVillage View Shopping Centre, cnr Kloof & Van Buuren Rds,BedfordviewBrazilian, Grills, Portuguese, Seafood(R125+)Trents Restaurant, St Andrews Hotel (Bedfordview) Bedfordview, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurant22 Milner Avenue, St Andrews, BedfordviewGame, Light Meals, South African, Thai(R125+)Mike's Kitchen (Benoni) Benoni, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr. Pretoria & Vlei RoadRynfield Shopping CentreBenoniBuffet, Grills, Light Meals, Seafood, Steakhouse, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)Greenfields Restaurant - Sunward Pard (Boksburg) Boksburg, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantKingfisher Corner Shopping CentreCorner Kingfisher andNicholson RoadSunward ParkBoksburgCoffee Shop, Continental, International, Light Meals, South African(R25+)La Campana Restaurant (Boksburg) Boksburg, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurant261 Kingfisher Ave. SunwardparkBoksburgBuffet, International, Italian, Mediterranean, Portuguese, SeafoodMike's Kitchen (Boksburg) Boksburg, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr Kirschner & Phillip StrBeyers ParkBoksburgBuffet, Grills, Light Meals, Seafood, Steakhouse, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)The Brazen Head (Boksburg) Boksburg, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantParkrand PiazzShopping Centre44 Van Wyk Louw DriveParkrandBoksburgGrills, Light Meals, Pub Meals, Seafood, South African, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)The Royal Boma (Boksburg) Boksburg, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurant807 North Rand Road, Beyers Park, BoksburgAfrican, Buffet, Game, Grills, South African, Traditional(R75+)Marrakesh Lounge (Bryanston) Bryanston, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCorner Main and Robin RoadBlue Heaven (Bryanston)JohannesburgMoroccan(R75+)Mike's Kitchen (Head Office, Bryanston) Bryanston, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurant298 Main Road, Bryanston Ext 1,SandtonBuffet, Grills, Light Meals, Seafood, Steakhouse, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)The Brazen Head (Bryanston) Bryanston, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantGrosvenor Crossing Shopping Centre, Cnr William Nicol and Grosvenor Road, BryanstonGrills, Light Meals, Pub Meals, Seafood, South African, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill (Edenvale) Edenvale, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurant1 Hudson Street (Cnr Terrace), Eastleigh, EdenvaleGrills, Seafood, SteakhouseMike's Kitchen (Edenglen) Edenvale, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr Baker & Haris StrKaraglen CentreEdenvaleBuffet, Grills, Light Meals, Seafood, Steakhouse, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)Primi Fusion Stoneridge Modderfontein Edenvale, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantShop 24A,Cnr Hereford& Modderfontein Rd,Stoneridge Lifestyle Centre,Modderfontein,JohannesburgBreakfast, Cocktails, Contemporary, Italian(R50+) Caffe Cocktail Lounge (Stoneridge Centre) Edenvale, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantStoneridge Centre,Corner Hereford & Blackrock Roads, See map under contact detailsBreakfast, Fusion, Grills, International, Light Meals, Mediterranean, Seafood, Sushi(R100+)The Brazen Head (Edenvale) Edenvale, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantTerraces Shopping CentreCorner Terrace & Van Tonder Street, Edenglen, EdenvaleGrills, Light Meals, Pub Meals, Seafood, South African, Traditional, Vegetarian(R50+)African Cuisine Restaurant (Fourways) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr William Nicol & Leslie Rd @ Toyota Arena Design Quarter. Fourways, Johannesburg.African, International, Light Meals, South African, Traditional(R100+)African Cuisine Restaurant (Fourways) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr William Nicol & Leslie Rd @ Toyota Arena Design Quarter. Fourways, Johannesburg.African, International, Light Meals, South African, Traditional(R100+)African Cuisine Restaurant (Fourways) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantCnr William Nicol & Leslie Rd @ Toyota Arena Design Quarter. Fourways, Johannesburg.African, International, Light Meals, South African, Traditional(R100+)al Fiume, Riverplace (Hennops River) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantNo. 18, R511, Hennops River,See map under contact detailsCountry, Italian, Picnics(R125+)Billy the Bums (Fourways) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantPine Slopes Centre,Cnr Witkoppen Rd & The Straight,Fourways, JohannesburgGrills, International, Light Meals(R50+)Cantare Supper Club (Montecasino) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantShop No. U9 Montecasino, Montecasino Boulevard, FourwaysCocktails, Cosmopolitan, Fine Dining, Fusion, Greek, Grills, Light Meals, Mediterranean, Seafood, South African, Tapas, Vegetarian(R100+)Coco Bongo (Montecasino) Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantShop 10 & 11, Montecasino, FourwaysCocktails, Grills, Seafood, South African, Vegetarian(R125+)Karma Nirvana Fourways, Gauteng | Johannesburg restaurantPineslopes Shopping Centre, Corner The Straight and Witkoppen FourwaysHalaal, Indian, Seafood, Vegetarian(R100+)<br /><ul><li>Seafood Restaurants in Johannesburg
  2. 2. Sushi Restaurants in Johannesburg</li></ul>Sandton restaurants<br />Rosebank restaurants<br />Lonehill restaurants<br />Greenside Restaurants<br />Randburg Restaurants<br />Rivonia Restaurant<br />Alberton restaurants<br />Bryanston Restaurant<br />Fourways Restaurants<br /><ul><li></li></ul>2. Museums in Johannesburg<br />The Following is a list of some the museums in Johannesburg.[37]<br />AECI Dynamite Factory Museum<br />The AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, housed in the 1895 residence of a mining official, records the history of explosives, with particular emphasis on their use in the mining industry. It also provides a social commentary and insight into the part played by some of the world famous figures who helped shape the destiny of southern Africa.<br />Adler Museum of Medicine<br />History of Medicine, brainchild of Dr Cyril Adler, was formally inaugurated 1962. The Museum's role was to collect and preserve for posterity all material that would illustrate the History of medicine in general and of South Africa in particular.<br />Apartheid museum <br />Constitution Hill<br />Constitution Hill is the home of the Constitutional Court, but also the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.<br />Hector Peterson Museum<br /> Media related to Hector Pieterson Museum at Wikimedia Commons<br />The Hector Peterson Museum in Soweto commemorates the 566 people who died in the student uprising that followed the events of 16 June 1976. The museum is named for Hector Peterson, a 12-year-old boy who was the first person shot dead by police on that day, and is located near a memorial to his death.<br />James Hall Transport Museum<br />The James Hall museum of Transport is the largest and most comprehensive museum of land transport in South Africa. It was established by the late Jimmie Hall together with the City of Johannesburg in February 1964.<br />Johannesburg Art Gallery <br />The Johannesburg Art Gallery is an art gallery located in Joubert Park, in the central business district of Johannesburg, South Africa. The building was designed by Edward Lutyens and consists of 15 exhibition halls and sculpture gardens. It houses collections of 17th century Dutch paintings, 18th and 19th century British and European art, 19th century South African works, a large contemporary collection of 20th century local and international art and a print cabinet containing works from the 15th century to the present.<br />Madiba Freedom Museum<br />Named after the former President Mandela's clan. The museums theme is Mzabalazo and charts South Africa's journey to democracy.<br />Museum Africa<br />You step into the typical 1950s shebeen at Museum Africa in Newtown,down town Johannesburg,and an automatic motion monitor churns out a Marabi tune.Such exhibits,laying bare,as they do,the heart and soul of inner city Johannesburg,make a trip to the museum a worthwhile experience. <br />Origins Centre Museum<br />Located on the campus of the University of the Witwatersrand in HYPERLINK "" o " Braamfontein" Braamfontein, this museum contains some excellent examples of southern African rock art.<br />Bernberg Fashion Museum<br />Bernberg Fashion Museum is a primarily a museum collection, consisting of objects, and explains why and how clothing has changed and how the fashions of the past influence those of today.<br />South African National Museum of Military History<br />Main article: South African National Museum of Military History<br />It is the only museum of its kind in South Africa and provides a nucleus of Museum and military history expertise in southern Africa. At the Museum you can see all types of guns, tanks, armoured cars, aircraft and naval hardware, including a midget submarine called the Molch used by the Germans in the Second World War (1939–1945).<br />Zoology Museum<br />The Zoology Museum is the only natural history museum in Johannesburg which is unusual because all the other major cities in South Africa have large public natural history museums. It has retained a unique character as the display specimens are exhibited in finely crafted teak cabinets which allow the viewer to engage directly with scores of objects at close range.<br /> Shows <br />Education Week Convention & learning Expo<br />Date: 28-SEP-10 to 30-SEP-10<br />Education Week Convention & learning Expo is dedicated to undergraduate and postgraduate student recruitment and education opportunities. It will bring together representatives from local and overseas universities and educational organizations in contact with them of prospective students.Venue: Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Electra Mining Africa<br />Date: 04-OCT-10 to 08-OCT-10<br />Electra Mining Africa is a unique concept specifically designed for uniting and reinforcing the ties among equipment producers, traders, service and product suppliers and specifically consumers, the mining and smelting plants of Africa.Venue: Expo Centre Nasrec, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Elenex Africa<br />Date: 04-OCT-10 to 08-OCT-10<br />Elenex Africa is a global exposition that provides a platform to stimulate trade in the mining, capital goods and electromechanical sectors by facilitating access to international and local markets and investment opportunities. Profile for exhibit include Automation & control Systems Equipment, Building Services & Technology, Electrical Installation Equipment.Venue: Expo Centre Nasrec, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Transport Expo<br />Date: 04-OCT-10 to 08-OCT-10<br />Transport Expo is an international exhibition for transport and mining industry. The event will be held concurrently with the Elenex Africa. The trade show will showcase latest technology products and equipments for mining and transport sector in Africa. This trade show will be held between 04-08 October 2010 which being organized by Specialised Exhibitions (Pty) Limited.Venue: Expo Centre Nasrec, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Look & Feel Good Expo-Johannesburg<br />Date: 08-OCT-10 to 10-OCT-10<br />The LOOK & FEEL GOOD expo will South Africa's only, all encompassing premium health, wellness & lifestyle trade & consumer event & showcase with a complete range of exhibits across six main lifestyle categories including Health, Beauty, Fitness, Wellbeing, Greening & Happiness, appearance exhibitors maximum exposure in a highly-targeted environment.Venue: The Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />The Office on Show<br />Date: 27-OCT-10 to 29-OCT-10<br />The Office on Show is a new and exciting exhibition, established to satisfy the ever increasing need for office automation, related products and services, including IT and telecommunications. This is the only event of its kind in South Africa to cover all aspects of the office, be it for the corporate, SME, entrepreneur or home-based professional. The Office on Show is an experience which includes workshop presentations on office-related topics.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Automechanika South Africa<br />Date: 09-MAR-11 to 12-MAR-11<br />Automechanika South Africa is the newest industry event dedicated to all elements of automotive aftermarket including parts, repair, accessories and service. The show will bring together key aftermarket suppliers with thousands of service and repair providers, shop owners, jobbers, wholesalers / distributors, sales agents and apprentices.Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Hostex - South Africa<br />Date: 13-MAR-11 to 16-MAR-11<br />Hostex is South Africa's International Hospitality & Catering Exhibition, & the largest and longest running exhibition of its kind in Africa. Incorporating food & beverage products, catering & bakery equipment, cleaning & hygiene equipment, access control, room safes, beds & bedding.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Prepaid Cards Africa<br />Date: 21-MAR-11 to 23-MAR-11<br />Prepaid Cards Africa is where movers and shakers in Africa's up and coming prepaid sector will meet to debate the future of prepaid, its further application as well as the latest technology. This is the best sales and marketing opportunity of the year.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Cards Africa<br />Date: 21-MAR-11 to 25-MAR-11<br />Cards Africa is the unique and CRITICAL platform for all card practitioners. It is where the banking and finance fraternity will meet to debate the future of smart cards, payments, transaction and new applications. This is where alternative use and all new technologies will be discussed - in an interactive, dynamic setting.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Mobile Money World Africa<br />Date: 22-MAR-11 to 24-MAR-11<br />Mobile Money World Africaa will bring together industry's leading players in the retail, banks, telecommunications and technology sectors to explore and understand where the opportunities lie in m-commerce as well as set the foundation for partnerships to profit for the years to come. With more than 50 sessions spanning over 3 day seminars of the show, this is where the Cards Asia can help. The smart card seminars aim to provide the most updated technology developments and best practises in the industry.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />AdExpoDate: 23-MAR-11 to 25-MAR-11<br />Mega Media AdExpo is a platform where the advertising industry, marketers, advertisers and media buyers gather and meet to discuss and plan advertising for the year ahead. Apart from the exhibits, the event also aims to educate with its offering of short 30 min workshops on interesting topics from Mobile marketing to internet advertising. The organizers invite marketeers and decision makers to attend the expo and workshops at no charge.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Gardenex & Green Living Fair<br />Date: 25-MAR-11 to 27-MAR-11<br />Gardenex & Green Living Fair is an annual event for suppliers to the Horticulture, Floriculture, Agriculture and Consumer Gardening industries. The 11th consecutive International Exhibition, considered being Africa's most important horticulture and floriculture trade exhibition, organised and managed by South Africa RAI.Venue: The Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />On-Site Power World Africa<br />Date: 29-MAR-11 to 30-MAR-11<br />On-Site Power World Africa is one of the biggest conference & exhibition for power & energy industry in the African region. On-site Power World Africa 2011 is co-located with Africa’s biggest energy trade show Power & Electricity World Africa. It is a dedicated trade show that brings on-site power solutions for developers, government, owners and industry.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Clean Technology World Africa<br />Date: 29-MAR-11 to 31-MAR-11<br />Clean Technology World Africa 2011 will showcase C-level executives from government, leading power producers, developers, utilities, clean technology companies, investors, industry, water utilities, oil & gas companies. It will be held at Sandton Convention Centre from 29 to 31 March 2011.<br />Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Energy Efficiency World<br />Date: 30-MAR-11 to 31-MAR-11<br />Energy Efficiency World is the biggest conferece & exhibition for the power and electricity sector in Africa. It will be held at Sandton Convention Centre from 30 to 31 March 2011. It provides energy efficiency solutions to all the stake holders across all the relevant sectors. From government, power producers, energy & water utilities, municipalities, oil service companies.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Green Buildings World Africa<br />Date: 30-MAR-11 to 31-MAR-11<br />Green Buildings World Africa is the biggest conference & exhibition for developers, designers and constructors. Green Buildings World Africa is the place where serious business contacts are made and where business gets done. It will be held at Sandton Convention Centre from 30 to 31 March 2011.<br />Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Power & Electricity World Africa<br />Date: 30-MAR-11 to 31-MAR-11<br />Power & Electricity World Africa that closely examines the diversified business opportunities in the Power, Energy and Electricity sectors in Johannesburg and the Middle East. Power & Electricity World Africa 2011 delivers you the ideal opportunity to propose your solutions that will ultimately help direct the course of the Africa power sector.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Power Generation World Africa<br />Date: 30-MAR-11 to 31-MAR-11<br />Power Generation World Africa is an unrivalled and cost-effective marketing solution for world-class vendors serious about selling their products, services and business solutions into Africa. This leading exhibition is THE meeting place for buyers and sellers who want to do business in this market, not only locally but right through Africa.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br />Transmission & Distribution World Africa<br />Date: 30-MAR-11 to 31-MAR-11<br />Transmission & Distribution World Africa is an unrivalled and cost-effective marketing solution for world-class vendors serious about selling their products, services andbusiness solutions into Africa. This leading exhibition is THE meeting place for buyers and sellers who want to do business in this market, not only locally but right through Africa.Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa<br /><br /> Shopping<br />Johannesburg Shopping, Johannesburg<br />Johannesburg Shopping, Johannesburg<br />Johannesburg is any shoppers dream destination! There is something here for everyone. No matter what you looking for, you will always find it in a Johannesburg shopping mall. Johannesburg is well known for its superb shopping facilities and shopping is one thing that no other city in the country can offer like Johannesburg does. From the upmarket HYPERLINK "" Sandton Shopping Centre and Nelson Mandela Square to the fun Oriental Plaza and not to be missed Rosebank Flea Market, Johannesburg is definitely a shopper's paradise. Johannesburg shopping malls offer superior quality merchandise, entertainment and are unique lifestyle destinations. Towards the South of the city you will find The Southgate Mall, The Glen and the Dobsonville Shopping Centre. The Southgate Mall is one of South Africa's top 10 malls in terms of size and has long served the nearby city of Soweto. Southgate has the largest complement of furniture stores in the region. Dobsonville Shopping Centre is the first major shopping complex in Soweto and is seen as a symbol of economic development in the area. Towards the East of the city you will find the Eastgate Mall. This mall is ideally situated within easy distance of the OR Tambo International Airport and the Johannesburg city centre. It houses over 250 stores full of exciting merchandise. Then we go North. Here you will find the HYPERLINK "" Cresta, Fourways Crossing, Fourways Mall, Hyde Park Corner, Killarney Mall, Melrose Arch, HYPERLINK "" Montecasino, Nelson Mandela Square, Northgate, Sandton City, The Mall of Rosebank and Village Walk. Cresta Mall is one of Jo'burgs largest shopping complexes, boasting a diversity of stores ranging from supermarkets and clothing to cozy coffee shops and movie theatres. The Hyde Park Corner was completed in November 1969, and was one of the first fully enclosed decentralized shopping centres developed in South Africa. Situated in the heart of the northern suburbs, Hyde Park Corner boasts 130 top-quality speciality stores, many of which are international brands. <br />Johannesburg Shopping, Johannesburg<br />Killarney Mall is one of Johannesburg's most established shopping centres and was the first shopping centre to be opened in the city in 1961. this fantastic mall is known as the city's best-kept secrets. Its unpretentious yet posh, ultra-stylish yet under-stated and modern. For those who enjoy late night shopping then visit the Montecasino. Late-night shopping is a unique feature and clothing, jewellery and African curios are the most popular products. There is plenty of entertainment, including cinemas, a theatre as well as a casino. Nelson Mandela Square is also truly spectacular. From designer boutiques and world-class cuisine to local curios and cozy coffee shops, this square encapsulates a lifestyle that takes good taste to new levels. One can take in a show at the Liberty Theatre on the Square, cast your eye across works of art in one of the galleries or simply sit back and enjoy a meal at one of many renowned restaurants. Sandton City is one of those malls where one just cannot resist spending. Its absolutely superb, beautifully decorated, well designed and is one of Johannesburg's most upmarket malls. When you happen to visit Johannesburg, do not miss visiting this grand mall. To the West of the city you will find the Clearwater Mall, and Westgate. Both offer a diverse shopping and entertainment experience. Lastly, we hit the city centre. Here you will find the Oriental Plaza and Carlton Centre. The Oriental Plaza is known for its exotic variety of fabrics sold at discount prices. Carlton Centre is in the city's towering 50-storey skyscraper known as one of the most popular landmarks in Johannesburg. In Johannesburg one can truly experience a fabulous shopping escapade. All malls are uniquely designed and beautifully decorated. With so many shops and malls to choose from, where will you go first?<br />Bruma Lake Flea Market<br />Bruma Lake Flea Market, very close to Eastgate shopping mall in the southern suburbs, is one of the biggest flea markets in South Africa, and you’ll find almost anything you can think of here. Bruma is an array of West African wood crafts, designer clothing, wire art, homemade toys, plastic gadgets, arts and crafts, curios ... more information<br />East Rand Flea Market<br />Just outside Johannesburg in Boksburg, the East Rand Flea Market lies right next to the East Rand Mall, and as a result, is open just about all week, except for Mondays, to sell its wares to shoppers, who delight in the array of goods that range from African artwork, to any number of handcrafted goods, a budding home ... more information<br />East Rand Mall<br />East Rand Mall is situated 7km away from OR Tambo Airport. The Mall includes all of South Africa's Major Chain Stores and a host of smaller specialised stores. Extensive entertainment facilities, which include a Games Arcade, Restaurants, Coffee shops, a nine theatre Cinema Centre and an exciting Food and Entertainment Mall.<br />Roof-Top Market @ Rosebank Mall<br />50 Bath Ave, Rosebank. Sundays and public holidays from 9.30am - 5pm. The Rooftop Market is regarded by many as South Africa's best flea market, and is well patronised by locals and tourists. More than 500 stalls offer quality clothing, ceramics, art and craft objects, antiques and collectibles.<br /> <br /> Special attractions <br />Johannesburg Attractions<br />Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and the economic center for the whole of Africa with many attractions for its visitors<br />.Whatever your reasons for visiting, Johannesburg attractions have something for every taste.Johannesburg attractions include the Sandton area with its many shopping malls and designer stores, in easy walking distance from Johannesburg hotels like those of the Don Suite Hotel’s.Whilst Johannesburg attractions don’t include too many wide open spaces, you can enjoy the Emmarentia Dam and Lake as well as the Sisula National Botanical Gardens. The Magaliesberg is right next door and if you’re looking for attractions a bit further afield, the Kruger National Park and the Lowveld Game Parks are not too far away.<br />Attractions in Johannesburg area<br />Bruma<br />Bruma is close to all major Johannesburg attractions and has a few of its own. Because of its proximity to OR Tambo Airport, and the excellent transportation facilities, it is the perfect place for business travelers to stay.<br />Eastgate Shopping Center - The premier shopping mall in South Africa, Eastgate has an environment that caters for parents and children alike. Bruma Lake Flea Market - is an amazing mixture of lakeside market, shopping mall and commercial parks. Of all Johannesburg attractions this is the place to get that special gift, or just spend an afternoon browsing.<br />Isando<br />Isando has numerous shopping malls and many fine hotels including those of the excellent Don Hotel chain.<br />If you have the time, take a trip to the Swartspruit Recreational Area with its extensive picnic and barbeque facilities. Because of the dam and the huge variety of bird life it is a not to be missed attraction for the bird lover along with the Terenue Bird Farm just a few minutes away.<br />Rosebank<br />Rosebank is a vibrant multicultural area, one of a kind in that it has successfully combined commercial activities with a pleasant working, shopping and entertainment environment. Rosebank is just 35 minutes from OR Tambo Airport, and close to all of Johannesburg’s centers.<br />Rosebank has something to offer everyone. Take the time to explore the beautiful art deco architecture that characterizes many of the buildings or maybe take the children to see that beautiful Johannesburg suburb?<br />Sandton<br />Sandton is the financial capital of South Africa with many top investment banks and financial businesses based here as well as the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the largest convention center on the African continent. Two hotels of the Don Hotel chain are located just five kilometers from the well known Nelson Mandela Square - the Don Sandton III & Don Sandton IV.• Sandown/ Sandton Central<br />Sandton’s sophistication, up market stores and world-class hotels and restaurants make it a much sought after address and the ideal place to stay when in the city, particularly if your main reason for being in Johannesburg is business.<br />Despite being a commercial and business center, there is no shortage of attractions in Sandown. These include the many art galleries, the Liberty Life Theatre, the African Culture Market, over 20 cinemas, gourmet restaurants, snack bars, fast food restaurants, coffee shops and every culinary delight you can imagine. If you are a golfer then the area offers you no less than four major golf courses.<br /><br /> Sports <br />ClubSportLeagueStadiumHighveld LionsCricketMTN Domestic ChampionshipWanderers StadiumKaizer ChiefsFootballPremier Soccer LeagueJohannesburg StadiumMoroka SwallowsFootballPremier Soccer LeagueRand StadiumOrlando PiratesFootballPremier Soccer LeagueSoccer CityAlexander UnitedFootballMTN Supersport LeaguesAlexander StadiumKatlehong CityFootballMTN Supersport LeaguesPotgietersrus Rugby StadiumLionsRugby unionSuper 14Coca-Cola ParkGolden LionsRugby unionCurrie CupCoca-Cola Park<br />Johannesburg's most popular sports by participation are association football, cricket, rugby union, andrunning. Early each Sunday morning, tens of thousands of runners gather to take part in informal runs organised by several athletic clubs.<br />Football (soccer)<br />The city has several football clubs in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and the National First Division. In the PSL, the top Johannesburg teams are all fierce rivals and includeKaizer Chiefs (nicknamed Amakhosi), Orlando Pirates(nicknamedthe Buccaneers), HYPERLINK "" o " Moroka Swallows F.C." Moroka Swallows andWitwatersrand University(nicknamed the Clever Boys). They are based at the city's Rand, Orlando, HYPERLINK "" o " Dobsonville Stadium" Dobsonville andBidvest stadiums. Several large scale league and cup games are played at Soccer the venue of the 2010 FIFA World Cup final. First Division teams include HYPERLINK "" o " Jomo Cosmos" Jomo Cosmos. Katlehong City and Alexandra United, play at Alexandra and Reiger Park stadia respectively<br />Cricket<br />Cricket is one of the more popular sports. In cricket, the Highveld Lions represent Johannesburg, the rest of Gauteng as well as the North West Province at the Wanderers Stadium which was the venue for the 2003 Cricket World Cup Final in which Australia successfully defended their title. Wanderers Stadium hosted what many cricket fans consider the greatest ever HYPERLINK "" o " One Day International cricket" ODImatch in which South Africa successfully chased down 434 runs. They take part in the first class HYPERLINK "" o " SuperSport Series" SuperSport Series, the one-day MTN Domestic Championship and the Twenty20Standard Bank Pro 20 Series.<br />Johannesburg also hosted matches from and the final of the ICC World Twenty20, in which India beat Pakistan in the final.<br />A view of Johannesburg from HYPERLINK "" o " Kyalami" Kyalami, a major motor race track in Johannesburg's northern suburbs<br />Rugby<br />The Lions, formerly the Cats, represent Johannesburg, North West and Mpumalanga in the Southern Hemisphere's Super Rugby Rugby Competition, which includes teams from South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.<br /><br /> Concerts <br /> Bring Vader to Johannesburg<br /> Nov 24 - Expo Centre Johannesbur<br /><br /> Cuisines <br />SOUTH AFRICA is home to many ethnic and racial groups, many of them migrant communities. These groups have all contributed to the rich cultural mix of the country. The list of foodstuffs offered below represents ethnic dishes of particular groups. Many of the recipes have since been adopted by other groups and are no longer the preserve of the group of origin. This list is not exhaustive and represents only a sample of South African food.<br />Achaar - Imported to South Africa by migrant Indians, achaar is a salad made of mango and oil - comes spiced. Eaten in excess, it could trigger an offensive smell of the armpits<br />Amanqina - A hoof of a cow, pig or sheep. It is boiled, then spiced for taste. It is very delicious but sticky.<br />Biltong - Dried and salted raw meat similar to the beef jerky made in the USA. An old Afrikaner delicacy, biltong can be made of ostrich, beef, kudu or any other red meat.<br />Bobotie - Of Malay origin, made with minced meat and curried spices. An egg sauce is poured on top of this and it is then baked<br />Boerewors - a traditional spicy South African sausage made of beef or lamb. Popular at open-air <br />braais (barbecues) where it is grilled over charcoal.<br />Chakalaka - A salad of Indian / Malay origin made of onion, garlic, ginger, green pepper, carrots and cauliflower spiced with chilies and curry<br />Chotlo - A delicacy of the Tswana people, this is meat cut into extremely small pieces with the bones removed. The meat is first boiled, then ground before being put back into the pot and stirred until it becomes very fine. A treat for the toothless.<br />Frikkadel - Traditional South African meat balls. Made of tomatoes, onion, minced beef and other ingredients, shaped into round balls.<br />Gherkin - A small pickled cucumber, often sliced thinly and used in salads or on hamburgers.<br />Koeksisters - Traditional Afrikaner, plaited dough cakes. They are syrupy, sweet and very sticky.<br />Mala - Intestines, especially those of chicken. They are thoroughly cleaned, cooked in boiling water, then fried. Eaten with pap (see below).<br />Maotwana - Legs of a chicken boiled to remove the hard skin. Thoroughly washed, salted, then fried. Often served to school children because of their low cost.<br />Mashonzha - Worms, similar to caterpillars in appearance. These live in and around mopani trees found in the Lowveld areas of Mpumalanga and the Northern Province. Popular with the Shangaans, Vendas and Bapedi of the Northern Province<br />Mogodu - Tripe, thoroughly cleaned, then boiled for two to three hours. Once softened, allowed to simmer before being served with pap<br />Morogo - Wild spinach, the most popular being thepe; delicious when boiled, softened and served with stiff porridge<br />Pap - Boiled corn meal, often served with 'sous' - a sauce, usually featuring tomato and onions.<br />Rooibos tea - A popular South African herbal tea made in the Cape from the Cyclopia genistoides bush. Rooibos is an Afrikaans word meaning " red bush" . Rooibos has no caffeine and less tannin than tea.<br />Samoosa - A small, spicy, triangular-shaped pie that has been deep-fried in oil. Made by the Indian and Malay communities, samoosas are popular with South Africans in general.<br />Serobe - A dish of the Tswana people. Thoroughly washed, then boiled mixture of tripe, intestines and lungs. They are cut into small pieces with a pair of scissors before being spiced to taste.<br />Snoek - This is a popular and tasty fish, caught off the Cape coast and often eaten smoked. If you're lucky you may get to experience a " snoek braai" - a real South African treat.<br />Skop - Head of a cow, sheep or goat. The head is first scrubbed with a sharp instrument like a razor to remove skin and unwanted parts like ears and the nose are then cut out. The head is then boiled and allowed to simmer. Favoured by African men.<br />Ting - A dish favoured by the Tswanas in both South Africa and Botswana. It is a sour porridge made of sorghum. Great soft porridge for breakfast<br />Umnqusho - A delicacy among the Xhosa people, this is samp mixed with beans. It is boiled for over three hours then mixed with beans. Salt and oil are then added and the dish allowed to simmer.<br /><br /> <br /> Culture <br />Encompass everything, which affects the lives of the people of Johannesburg. Right from theaters to shopping centers, from cinema halls to sports grounds all form a part of the existence of the Johannesburg people. The annual festivals are yet another thing to watch out for. People in Johannesburg are proud of their culture and lead a vivacious life. Johannesburg Art, Entertainment and Culture is unique in nature adding dynamism to the city. Johannesburg is the cultural hub of South Africa and the natives love to enjoy themselves. Various modes of entertainment are present in the city, which attracts thousands of tourists to this city. There are opera theaters, art exhibition centers, cinema halls spread across the city. In the theaters, large and small-scale operas and plays are staged by the production houses. Both tragedy and comedy plays draws huge audience to the theaters. There are a number of venues where poetry-reading sessions are held. The annual festivals of Johannesburg like the Bridal Africa, Josh Groban Concert, Gardenex 2008, Sunday Times Food Show and International Fashion Sale are representative of the culture of South Africa. The lyricsof Kwaito, the traditional music of South Africa can be heard in every nook and corner of Johannesburg. The nightlife of Johannesburg is vibrant, replete with music, dance and discos. The youngsters love to party and spend the night with music. There are a number of cafeterias in the city. South Africans during the days of protest against apartheid used the theater as an important weapon to disperse the news and inspire people to revolt. The Civic Theater Complex constitutes of the Mandela Theater, Tesson, Tabong and Pieter Roos. Along with plays, ballets and pantomimes are also staged at this complex. The Montecasino Theater is famed for the musical performances of Soweto Gospel Choir. Every shopping complex on Johannesburg houses a cinema hall. The Cinema Nouveau in the Mall of Rosebank mainly showcases art films. People in Johannesburg are sports loving and take part in all the sports activities every year. The Johannesburg people are more inclined towards cricket, rugby, tennis and cycling. Hence, Johannesburg Art, Entertainment and Culture presents to the world a motley of activities from which the essence of South Africa could be derived. <br /> Local Language <br />Johannesburg is one of the most modern and prosperous cities in South Africa. ... 32% of Johannesburg residents speak Nguni languages at home.<br /><br /> Guides<br />Johannesburg Tour Guide – Shane Gouldie <br />Professional license / certificate:<br />No Licence Uploaded <br />Tour Guide Experience: 15 year(s)<br />Johannesburg <br />Gender:  Male Age:  50 <br />Primary Language:  English <br />Preferred Currency: <br /> Base Rates Per Person: <br />31.64 Per Hour <br />158.2  Per Day <br />Min Tour Length: 2  hours<br />Max Tour Length: 8  hours<br />Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa <br />Private Tour Summary<br />Private Tour Date:24/Nov/2010 <br />Start Time: 9:00 AM <br />Duration (Hours): Full Day <br />Number of people: 1 <br />Place: Protea Hotel Parktonian <br /> Payment Details<br />Private Tour Cost: USD 150.00 <br />Number of People: 1 <br /> <br />ExpensesRatesTravel Expense from Palampur to new DelhiRs 470 + 20= Rs490Round Trip (Flight Charges)Rs41019Stay at HotelRs 32732.90Rental Car ChargesRs 13106Travel Guide Charges( for 3 days)Rs35250ShoppingRs 5000Dining at restaurantRs600.90Travel Expenses from Delhi to palampurRs 490TotalRs 128688.8<br /> Sources Online<br /><br />,+South+Africa&cid=1983153016052880878<br /><br /><br />,28.045488&spn=0.356716,0.617294&t=m&z=11&q=south+africa+johansberg&hl=en<br /><br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />,+South+Africa&view=map&cid=1983153016052880878&ved=0CIABEKUG&ei=ZfacTM_xNZbGuwOEz7GhBA&z=16<br />