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Pretoria


Pretoria, South Africa
Pretoria is a city in the Gauteng province of South Africa. The city is the Executive (administrative) capital of the country, and as of 2005, had a population of 1,884,046.

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South Africa: South Africa Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To South Africa - The Places You Have To See (South Africa Travel Guide, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town) (Volume 1)

By Traveling The World

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (68 pages)

South Africa: South Africa Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To South Africa - The Places You Have To See (South Africa Travel Guide, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town) (Volume 1)
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Make Your Journey To South Africa The Best Possible

South Africa: Rugged, multifaceted, contradictory, diverse and utterly rich, is a country that will surely take you back to your innate primal self. Think of wilderness that touches the nooks and crannies of your soul, think lions that from freely along vast savannahs, or snow-peaked mountains that soar majestically from the sea. Think vineyards that stretch for mile with the promise of good wine and dramatic backdrops, or flat-topped mountains and quintessential port cities. South Africa is quite simply incredible. If this is your first time in this beautiful country, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in South Africa. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at.

Here Is A Preview Of The Tips You Will Get In The Book...

  • South African Food Variety
  • What To Do in Cape Town
  • Biggest South African Town: Johannesburg
  • Unique Insider Tips
  • Much, much more!
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South Africa: Hiking Trails in and Around Pretoria and Johannesburg: Day Walks and Wildlife Hikes

By Dr. Gregory F. Maassen

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Paperback (334 pages)

South Africa: Hiking Trails in and Around Pretoria and Johannesburg: Day Walks and Wildlife Hikes
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Plan your next holiday with South Africa: Hiking Trails in and Around Pretoria and Johannesburg

With this detailed guide, you can save valuable time when planning your hiking adventure in South Africa. For three years, the authors explored and recorded 837 kilometers (523 miles) of astonishing hiking trails and walks in amazing landscapes, encountering giraffes, zebras, and rhinos, magnificent valleys, and unique people and culture.

Most trails can be completed in 4-6 hours as day trips from Pretoria and Johannesburg. The more than 120 trails in this guidebook have been grouped into the following geographic areas:

• Pretoria and surroundings;

• The Magaliesberg Mountain Range (northern and southern slopes); and

• Johannesburg and surroundings.

The book provides easy to understand custom-made hiking maps and trail descriptions. Users of the book also have access to a unique collection of GPS E-trails.

Trails in the guidebook are classified either as a wildlife or nature hike/walk. A trail can be easy, moderately difficult or best suited for advanced hikers.

Although most trails can be completed without a GPS device, owners of the book can download carefully recorded E-trails (1,134 waypoints) to maximize their time on the trail, and accessing the hiking grounds using GPS devices and GPS enabled smartphones and tablets.

Users of the book also have access to the Wildlife Finder and the Day Trip Planner. These interactive planning tools provide hikers easy access to trail descriptions based on many search criteria including waterfalls, historic sites, wildlife (zebras, giraffes, wildebeests, rhinos, etc.) and other interesting artifacts on the trail.

The guidebook has been written with the independent traveler in mind but is also a valuable source of hiking ideas if you plan to organize your holiday with a travel company.

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With the Cape Peninsula, Garden Route, Kruger Park and the Drakensberg Mountain Range, South Africa is a major tourist destination. Millions of tourists explore these magnificent places annually, bringing home memories of a beautiful and diverse country.

Less known are the incredible national and municipal parks, numerous private nature reserves and the many little towns in the northern part of South Africa in and around Pretoria and Johannesburg that offer equally interesting experiences.

If you visit South Africa beyond the major tourist centers or if you live in the major metropolitan areas, you will be amazed what the country presents in terms of its people, culture, nature, wildlife sightings, hiking, walking, food, wine, local craft beers, and entertainment.

Unknown to many, the nature reserves and wildlife parks in and around Pretoria and Johannesburg have outstanding hiking opportunities that can easily compete with other destinations in South Africa.

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Travelers will find South Africa: Hiking Trails in and Around Pretoria and Johannesburg and its multimedia resources an invaluable "next generation" resource guide to explore the region from a truly unique perspective.

Pretoria Vacation Journal: Blank Lined Pretoria Travel Journal/Notebook/Diary Gift Idea for People Who Love to Travel

By Ralph Prince

Independently published
Paperback (100 pages)

Pretoria Vacation Journal: Blank Lined Pretoria Travel Journal/Notebook/Diary Gift Idea for People Who Love to Travel
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Document & Display Where You Are, Where You’ve Been & Where You’re Going!

Whether you live, study or simply travel abroad, our Pretoria Vacation Journal is the most exciting and eye-catching way to keep all your travel plans and memories in one place!

After all, making memories is what life is all about, wouldn’t you agree?

If you are looking for the perfect journal for your travels, regardless of how far or close you go or how long or brief the trip is...you’ve just found it!

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Johannesburg Travel Guide (Unanchor) - Johannesburg/Pretoria: A 4-Day South Africa Tour Itinerary

By Susan Bowman

Unanchor.com
Released: 2012-12-05
Kindle Edition (91 pages)

Johannesburg Travel Guide (Unanchor) - Johannesburg/Pretoria: A 4-Day South Africa Tour Itinerary
 
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Johannesburg/Pretoria: A 4-Day South Africa Tour Itinerary

This 4-day journey into the Gauteng Province of South Africa is designed to introduce you, the visitor, to the culture and people who make South Africa a magical and fascinating country. We will take you to the museums and monuments which pay tribute to former President Nelson Mandela and the end of an Apartheid government, which ruled the country by division of the races and had tried, convicted, and sentenced Mandela to life imprisonment. The many commemorations of this struggle make it clear that South Africa is free today thanks to their sacrifices and that the people of South Africa are grateful and proud of their new freedom.

You will also see how Johannesburg got its start during the discovery of gold, how it's mined, and what life was like in the early days. You will visit the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site which traces our human lineage back some 3 million years through museum exhibits, archaeological sites, and a trip into the caves where historic discoveries were made. You will have the opportunity to visit and spend a night in the Lesedi Cultural Village, an authentic cluster of South African tribes who share their lifestyle, their song and dance, their cuisine, and themselves with you in an evening of magic followed by a comfortable and affordable overnight stay.

A trip to Pretoria will introduce you to the administrative capital of South Africa with its monuments and tributes to the Boers, who settled the area and fought the British, lived under their domination, and fought again until they were successful at bringing together a unified Republic of South Africa.

The last day will bring you face to face with South African culture at its finest and its poorest. From Sandton to Alexandra you will experience a taste of the opulence on one side of the street and the abject poverty on the other side (literally!) with a local, well-known, and respected personal guide who will arrange for a special afternoon and evening with an Alexandran family. You will be warmed by their hospitality and awed by their community.


 
 
 

 
 
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