If you’re in Jo’burg for the cup final and you’re looking for decent bar where you can a) sink some good South African beer, b) eat some lekker South African food and c) ogle some pretty locals, look no further than the Times Explorer’s list of the 10 best bars in the City of Gold.
If you’re hungry, the Times Explorer Top 10 restaurant list will help direct your growling belly to somewhere outstanding.
These places are so good, Charlize and Paris are sure to hit at least one of them. We’ll let you know …
Welcome to Jo’burg, and may the best team win.
The last Times Explorer team has left the Wild Coast behind and tonight are in Hogsback, at the edge of the Amatola Mountains. Tomorrow they head for Bloemfontein and then Joburg and the end of the road.
PHOTO: The view from the Fisherman’s Tales bar at Coffee Bay on the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape.PICTURE: Kevin Sutherland
The Times Explorer got a rocket from a trainspotter and watched youths hunting field mice. You see the most amazing things in this country, if you travel slowly enough to look.
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PHOTO: The driver of Number 4074, peers from the locomotive cab at Donnybrook on Sunday May 30, 2010. PHOTO: Kevin Sutherland
Times Explorer photographer Jackie Clausen took some awesome pictures of an early morning game walk with a trio of tame cheetahs at Tshukudu Game Lodge in the Lowveld.
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The Times Explorer team is racing south in their trusty Caravelle, backwards along the route Cecil John Rhodes forged to the north. As is usual on these journeys, things are never dull.
The Times Explorer team is heading for Jo’burg, having spent the last couple of days making their way from Piet Retief to the frogging town of Chrissiesmeer and Ermelo. Here’s what they saw on the way.
Esa Alexander took the pictures.
The Times Explorer team ambled across country to Piet Retief and on to Amsterdam to check out its nightlife and red-light district. Things, as they discovered, are never quite what they seem.
The photo shows Amsterdam on Sunday night. Esa Alexander took the pictures. For more stories and photos, see Times Explorer.