Hillbrow-Tower, Johannesburg The Hillbrow Tower is a tall tower located in the suburb of Hillbrow in Johannesburg, South Africa. At 269 m (883 ft), it was the tallest structure and tower in Africa for 40 years, it was also the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere until 1978. Home now to TELCOM a Communications Company.
Jouberts Park, Johannesburg
Within a few years, what at one time was a bare stretch of veldt has been converted into a smiling garden with shady lanes and beautiful flower beds, thus forming one of the most attractive pleasure resorts of Johannesburg.
I used to walk through Joubert Park every morning to catch a bus to Rosebank when I was teaching there in the mid-sixties. Sadly, I haven't been there for many years. I doubt if it looks like this any more.
Weekend alert! Joburg City Festival kicks off Sunday, August 25 2013
It's been a while in the making, and now it's just a few days until the Joburg City Festival (an initiative of the Joburg City Tourism Association) kicks off. See my earlier posts Joburg gets an in...
Johannesburg City Centre Street Map
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