"Beautiful Capital of South Africa" Top 5 Page for this destination Pretoria by Bwana_Brown
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The Pretoria area was home to my wife and I for four days during mid-October, 1995 as a result of my participation in an International Conference dealing with Large Electric Power Systems. Although we actually stayed at a conference centre, located in Sandton, about half-way between Pretoria and Johannesburg, we had the chance to venture into Pretoria and also the outskirts of Joburg. It was great to be back in Africa again, our first time in 14 years (since Kenya, 1981), enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of this great continent! This photo shows the city of Pretoria, nestled in its valley below the pedestrian walkway at the impressive Union Buildings, where Nelson Mandela had his offices at that time.
This page details 'Part 0' of our trip while we were here for business. After this, we took off on our car rental excursion through Part 1 (Sabie in the northern Drakensberg mountains), Part 2 (Kruger National Park), Swaziland and Part 3 (KwaZulu-Natal on the Indian Ocean)!
Jacaranda trees bloom after the early Spring trees had already done their thing, so you get to pay more attention to... more travel advice
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