Tag Archives: Outings in Joburg

Sandboarding the Mine Dumps

Sandboarding the mine dumps More from Adi Goeller’s great weekly Newsletter: Fifty Two – weekly things to do and see in Joburg Below from his latest newsletter no 39 This week’s pick: Sandboarding the Gold Mines Genre: Pure rush What: Johannesburg’s gold mining days produced man-made mountains of soft yellow sand – these wildly recognised […]

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Take a ride out to Nirox sculpture park in the Cradle

Another opportunity to visit Nirox I have blogged before about one of Jozi’s best kept secrets – Nirox Sculpture Park out in the Cradle ..and  now there is another opportunity to go out and experience this gem of a parkland. Do yourselves a favour and make a trip out there to see Eric Pladevall’s massive […]

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AZA 2010 After a week way to busy with SPRING FEVER of maintenance here at Liz at Lancaster (watch this space), I woke up a bit late to the amazing events surrounding  SA’s first architecture mega-event AZA 2010 which runs in Johannesburg from September 21 to 28. Intending to bring architecture back to the public domain there […]

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This week’s pick of things to do and see in Joburg from Adrian@fiftytwo.co.za

Madame Zingara This week’s pick by Adrian of Fifty Two:  Bohemian and Burlesque Genre: Theatre of Dreams What: Get into character and dress to the extreme – the more outrageous, enchanting, intriguing – the better. This is Madame Zingara and anything goes. Well known for their uniqueness in staging a captivating cirque, a fine show, […]

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Mountain Sanctuary Park Magaliesberg

Best thing to do this week:  Adrian@fiftytwo.co.za  Genre: Rough it – Relax it What: On a clear day you can see (from most good vantage points in Joburg) the Magaliesberg Mountain range – stretching for 120km from Bronkhorstspruit to Rustenburg. Amongst this mountainous zone you’ll find ample hiking routes – the tough and temperate – […]

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