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Not long before the streets of Joburg’s Parks region are covered in canopies of purple

Westcliff tours with Parktown Heritage Tours Yes .. it’s jacaranda time again and already some of the trees along the streets of the older suburbs of the Joburg have a purplish tinge to them.   My weekly walks in Westcliff  offer glorious views from the top of the famous ‘Westcliff steps’,  so loved by mountaineers training […]

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Another exciting new Joburg tour: Wits on 20th October

Tour Wits Campus Coming up on the 20th October is a tour of the Wits campus. Apart from seeing a range of architectural styles from different decades of the 20th Century, the east campus offers insight into the original planning and layout of the core early buildings, while the west campus offers interesting examples of […]

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A day in the life of cultural Johannesburg: 30th July 2011

One day’s cultural itinerary in Joburg – 12 hours non-stop! If you can face the freezing weather you can have yourself a cultural feast day on Saturday 30th July. 10 am: Catch Phillemon Hlungwane’s walkabout of his exhibition at Everard Read Gallery Rosebank (Jellicoe Ave)        Now for your 11 o’clock fill  …..  which will you […]

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