Tripadvisor continues to be widely used by international travellers

Another excellent review for Liz at Lancaster on Tripadvisor the influential international travel site. See

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Get your walking shoes out to explore Joburg and its surrounds this week-end

  You can’t complain about the lack of variety of what’s on in Jozi this weekend:

* Sat …5th Nov at 14.00 Join Parktown Heritage Association for the last Jacaranda Walk of 2011; park at the La Roche offices, 54 The Valley Road; no booking necessary; R40; stunning views of Parktown & Forest Town; more info phone 011 482-3349 

* Meet at Arts on Main at 9.30 on 5th Nov for an Inner City Walk exploring the east of the city

And if you have explored the east of the city on Saturday with Main Street Walks, then you can explore the west with Walk and Talk Tours on Sunday.  Meet at Museum Africa Bree Street Johannesburg at 8am.  The walk will be approximately two to three hours.  The route will go Mary Fitzgerald square, Newtown,  past the old stock exchange,  going past the City Hall, Rand Club, Library Gardens, Corner House, Rissik Street Post Office, also going up Main Street Mall, Hollard Street, Standard Bank Mine Stope – also with a special visit to two to three buildings in Kruis and President Streets. Cell: +27 83 269 9769

* and for something very different look for mushrooms and fungi (yes, I did say Fungi!) at the Kloofendal Nature Reserve Two-hour walk from 9am led by Bernice Porter, a fungi expert. Contact Karin Spottiswoode 011-674-2980 or 072-595-6991

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Kentridge exhibition which shows a new film ‘Other Faces’ will open at Goodman Gallery on 10th November

Drawing for ‘Other Faces’ taken from Goodman Gallery invitation





Kentridge’s latest film, Other Faces, has been drawn and filmed over the past year. It will be shown in conjunction with a group of working drawings used in the film’s animation, as well as drawing fragments and prints.  For more  information see

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