South Africa – Many reasons to believe in this country

After an eight hours flight from Dubai, I arrived on time in Johannesburg. Shortly before I reached my accommodation it started hailing, raining and thunderstorms came up which I haven’t seen for a long time. Nevertheless, from the first moment on I was amazed. My skin started itching which was more a sign of the climate than any mosquitos or flies. After moving in, I saw that I will be living with 7 other people:

  • 1 from New Zealand
  • 3 from India
  • 1 from Brazil
  • 1 from the USA
  • 1 from Ghana.

In the evening, we went out. I never had so much fun during the first day of my stay in a new country. I could have not been happier.

I learnt in the meanwhile that when people talk about “robots” here they mean traffic lights. When you see somewhere written “To Let” it actually means something is “To Rent”. Besides, I had to get used to the people driving the left side. I still look to the left side first when I want to cross a street. I will get used to that.

The second day, I decided to go to a place called Lion Park. It is located near Lanseria, in the North-West of Johannesburg. I went there by taxi. Alone. Taxi means a mini-bus which is used for public transportation.

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Thank you! I will do my best to keep you updated! In case you also want to write about a country you have been to, just leave a message here and I will get back to you!

  2. Mauj says:

    Looking forward to hear about your latest adventures there. This blog is ultimately inspiring and informative about different regions of the world. So, keep up the awesome work.

  3. Lum says:

    Hey Pamela, can see you are having a nice time in S.A. Wish you all the best and i trust you to get a real XP from this trip. Take care

  4. Olumide says:

    WOW. I appreciate this….

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