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One Day in Soweto
Discover the history of Soweto, where political icons lived during Apartheid, fighting against the regime. Explore the everyday life, meet the locals, taste local cuisine and get an authentic experience with a Sowetan native guide. Start at the Hector Pietersen Museum and hear about the Soweto uprising that transpired in 1976, which was one the turning point of Apartheid. Be introduced to the famous house of Nelson Mandela in Vilakazi Street, built in 1945, where he lived until he was imprisoned for 27 years. Have a conversation about Arch bishop Desmond Tutu in the famous street in Vilakazi Street. Continue through Orlando East, the first formal settlement of Soweto and Orlando Stadium, Soweto football giants, the Orlando Pirate and ride a minibus taxi to the last stop at the Orlando Towers. Listen to the many personal stories about the family's generations, how apartheid had an impact in each and everyone of them and how Soweto has changed today. Enjoy a traditional, local lunch of Kota (Local burger)
Design a bespoke African print masterpiece with Caraci
Custom bomber jacket/ an African print clothing item experience - from concept to finished garment Explore and experience Johannesburg’s fashion district like never before. The Fashion Capital and the historical fashion square are located in the old Johannesburg city. The designer will walk with you to fabric shops in the inner city, where you will select a unique African print that you love from hundreds of options. You will then meet a member of his design team and have your measurements taken. You will collaborate with them on the creation of your custom jacket. The experience is paired with a photoshoot in the trendy neighbourhoods of Maboneng and Braamfontein, and a vlog video of the whole experience will be recorded and shared at the end (optional). 1. Choose a unique African print from one of our local fabric stores (fabric included). 2. Learn how to take body measurements for the making of clothing garments. 3. Cut the pattern and pieces for your custom bomber jacket or any other item made in African print (discuss with us via messages on the possibility) 4. Learn basic stitching and hand sewing in a practical lesson, while putting together your garment (expert studio assistants will guide you). 5. While you enjoy lunch, your bomber jacket will be completed by our assistants. 6. You'll star in a street photoshoot wearing your custom bomber jack
Bicycle Tour of Soweto
The township of Soweto, once a byword for oppression, had a major role in overturning apartheid. Cover more ground than you would on a walking tour while remaining close to the city streets on this half-day guided bicycle tour, complete with a traditional kota sandwich lunch. You'll learn not only about Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, and Hector Pieterson but about the women who helped topple apartheid, such as Liliian Mgoyi. Start your cycling tour in Orlando West, to learn how Soweto was started in 1904 and share the history of this Township. Continue to Mama Lilian Ngoyi's house, an anti-apartheid activist. Cycle to Hector Pietersen Museum where the Soweto uprising transpired which was one of the turning points of apartheid. This tour will get you closer to all the highlights of Soweto. See the Mandela House, where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to 1962. Then, pass by Tutu House on Vilakazi Street, where Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his family once resided. Talk about the Nobel Laureate's contribution to apartheid's downfall in South Africa. Give your feet a break by stopping for lunch. Taste South African sandwiches called kota before cycling back to the starting point.
Soweto Bicycle Experience
Join me as we cycle through the vibrant & historical township of Soweto, Orlando east and west. We will start our bicycle tour on Vilakazi street, the only street in the world with 2 Nobel prize winners. We will visit the Nelson Mandela house, Desmond Tutu's house, Hector Pietersen museum, Winnie Mandela's house, and other attractions like the YMCA hall where Nelson Mandela used to train boxing in Orlando East. Please bring small bills to tip the guys selling and dancing outside these stops (The tips are optional, it is okay if you don't have or don't want to tip). We will have lunch in Orland East, our lunch is a Kota. A Kota is like a street burger. It is a loaf of bread cut into half, then into a quarter, then you fill it with fries, mini sausages, cheese, and a spicy salad. Kota is our ultimate favorite meal in Soweto. After lunch, we will cycle to the Soweto brewing company, passing through the township of Orlando East. At the Soweto brewing company, we will enjoy a refreshing beer-tasting experience (or soft drink). Once we are done at the Soweto brewing company, we will cycle back to the start. The route is easy, but hilly too. We do have safe parking if you are driving to the meet point.
A culinary, arty stroll in maboneng
We start with a local lunch @Shap braai. A Local South-African Township food with a modern twist. Here we get to know each other and I'll give you a brief on the history of Maboneng. We will Walk through Maboneng, I'll show you the loads of street art in the neighbourhood accompanied by some information about the art pieces but also about how the neighbourhood became what it is today.Being named in the top 12 of the coolest neighborhood on Forbes magazine. We can proudly say this is a community of creatively influence people for the love of art ,music and sharing the spirit of "ubuntu". We will have a few stops in some of my favorite spaces , Bertrand a French inspired restaurant, Curiocity a inner city youth hostel hybrid, and many other cool spaces for food ,vibes ,art and good music We end up on the other side of Maboneng, called Acces City.Here there is hallmark house where you will find "The Marabi jazz club". Every night there is live music performances. While you enjoy the music, the restaurant serves the best food in Maboneng, a 'to-do' (dinner is not included in the price). Other things to note If you want to have dinner at Marabi, I can make reservations for you. We'll be walking, so be prepared for that and if you have any special request please feel free too reach out
One Day in Jo'burg
Walk through the city centre and feel the bustle and hustle of the people, lifestyle and culture of Johannesburg. Visit Nelson Mandela's Law firm and discover gems. Meeting in Market Theatre, in Newtown, then move on to the Workers Museum, the last surviving municipal compound for African men in Johannesburg. Continue to Chancellor House, where Nelson Mandela and OR Tambo set up South Africa’s first black-owned law firm. Uncover Main Street, which offers some of the best architectural buildings in the city. Main Street will lead us to Gandhi Square, a busy urban hub of commercial and retail activity. From there, move on to the Top of Africa, inside the tallest skyscraper on the continent (temporarily Closed, till further notice). We will take local transport to Maboneng, an art district dedicated to young entrepreneurs for a BBQ Local lunch (vegan, vegetarian friendly).
Maboneng Street Art Tour
Discover why Johanessburg’s artistic hub is recognized worldwide as a booming creative center on this 2-hour guided walking tour. You’ll see some of the best street art from around the world and even meet some of the artists themselves. Hit the streets of Maboneng Precinct and Jewel City to see why South Africa has long been recognized for its exciting modern art. Your guide will take you to meet the locals and explore Joburg subcultures, learn about the artists, their motivations, and the different techniques they use. You’ll walk through individual pieces and get an overview of these colorful pieces, experiencing first-hand just how street art is changing the perspective in these local communities. Other Things to Note. **Do not hesitate to send a message asking about availability. I can add spots and be available anytime!**
Soweto & Johannesburg Experience
Join me on the Johannesburg & Soweto experience as we explore the history, the lifestyle, culture and museums of the vibrant & township of Gold. This tour will give you an overall experience about south Africa's history as we visit various attractions in both Soweto & Johannesburg. I will collect and drop you off at your residence. tour date can be adjusted to meet your availability. (NB : Historical & Non Historical Sites Entrance Fees Not Included In The Fee Charged) > Visit the constitution hill >Drive to Soweto which is one of the biggest townships in South Africa >Stop at the FNB Stadium which hosted the 2010 fifa world cup >Drive past Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital which is one of the top 3 biggest hospital in the world >We then view the Soweto towers which is now the landmark of Soweto > Then we stop at one of the most prestigious street in the world which is home to 2 noble prize winners Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela >Visit the Hector Peterson museum ,were you will get an overview of the events of the 1976 Soweto student uprising.
African Wildlife Safari Pilanesberg
Please note! This nature & outdoor safari experience is hosted from Johannesburg. If the scheduled date of the instance does not suite your requirement, please contact me via the Airbnb app to see if your preferred date for a safari may be available. I will collect you from your place of lodging at 6am (earlier or later if you prefer) and drive you in a closed air-conditioned vehicle to Pilanesberg National Park. I will be your personal guide during the safari and will share my expert knowledge on the Fauna and Flora as well as the iron age history within Pilanesberg National Park. The safari price includes a mid morning snack and soft drink, lunch, and an afternoon snack and soft drink. If you do not have your own camera, a digital camera with a 300mm zoom lens can be provided for your personal use during the safari. You will have access to all the pictures taken whilst on safari. You will be returned to your place of lodging after the safari has ended. NB! MY AVAILABILITY: (I could be flexible to accommodate you) I host several experiences on Airbnb. If the date you prefer to partake in this experience is not available on the calendar, please send me a query with regards to available times through the Airbnb app. There could be a possibility that another experienced is not book yet, and I could then make the date available to accommodate you.
Soweto and its hidden gems
We will meet at a historical place the Hector Pieterson Memorial site which is mostly about the 1976 student uprising which was a turning point in our history and walk down the most famous street in South Africa,Vilakazi street the only street with two Nobel peace prize recipients who are Dr Nelson Mandela and The Arch Bishop Tutu.The look out point where you can get a birds view of Soweto and how big it is and get to see the iconic Orlando towers which will be one of our stops .Jump into a mini bus like the locals do,then lunch time you get to eat what the locals call lunch,browse our beautiful ,colorful markets and meet some of our elders who played an instrumental role in our liberation. After all you have absorbed about Soweto online in news papers come join me and get the real picture
Street Photoshoot in Maboneng Precinct
We'll explore the The Maboneng Precinct. We'll walk up to the top of the street where we will view a little bit of the Maboneng history. There are various African restaurants, street art and the famous Maboneng sign where we’ll take photo’s. We'll then walk through local African street stalls selling paintings, clothing and local handmade merchandise. There are a few spots where we’ll stop and take photo’s as we make our way to a new local area called Jewel City where there is some beautiful street art. There are some rooftop bars where you can enjoy the views of our beautiful City of Johannesburg. Here you can decide whether to enjoy a refreshing local beer or cocktail and sit back and enjoy the view. Other things to note It is very normal to feel nervous for a photoshoot. The important thing to remember is to be yourself. Make sure you wear something comfortable and something you feel comfortable wearing.
Cooking class - Food & drinks pairing
We create a uniquely South African experience where you learn to make your own gourmet food paired with drinks curated by our sommelier. Guests are welcomed with a lesson on mixology. You will learn - Your own welcome drinks - How to source ingredients & put together a charcuterie board - Prepare a 3-course meal from locally sourced ingredients - Recipe cards will be provided for you to keep. After prepping and making your meals, you will learn to plate your food in a "chefy" way - "the art of plating". You will then sit down and enjoy your creations paired with different drinks. The class is more a lifestyle than just food and drink. We will provide everything that is needed for the class. All you need to do is to join in and learn.
Fine dining with a Television chef
The traveling chef and her team come to your chosen space; your home or guest home. We create a uniquely South African experience through our gourmet food (special dietary requirements also catered for), paired with drinks curated by our sommelier. We prepare a 5-course meal paired with superior wines sourced from our local and international farms. The meal will incorporate fresh organic produce. One of the courses will be an unforgettable authentic South African dish, which will, but seal your experience. We create the perfect ambiance for your chosen space All you need to do is allow us your time & space, sit back, relax & ride on the uniquely South African experience. Other things to note: Bring your camera & for outdoors, please wear sunscreen, sunglasses & hat.
Underground Booksellers of Johannesburg
Start: Bridge Books, 98 Commissioner Street. Begin with coffee or tea at Bridge Books. Visitors receive a 10-15 minute overview of our work with local booksellers, Johannesburg’s iconic place as a setting and inspiration in South African literature, and a discussion of where the walk will be going. (Bathroom if needed) Along the way, the walk will see a religious bookseller, the site of the original Central News Agency building, and then visit James Findlay Collectibles at the Rand Club (please note, the club is sometimes closed for private functions). The visits booksellers in street markets, a spaza shop, a Nigerian importer, and the exterior of the beautifully renovated City Library. The library is currently closed for repairs to the roof. The visit explains how books move through the underground economy, and discusses the history of bookselling Johannesburg -- from the first black-run library, through the days of censorship and book burning, to the ways new modern readers find books in inventive ways. Other things to note: The walk lasts about three hours, but is mostly flat and goes at a leisurely pace. Inside some of the older buildings, there are no ramps or elevators.
Explore Johannesburg on a Skateboard - with a skate lesson
Our exciting and fun experience starts with a skateboarding lesson for first-timers/beginners which means that you don't need to know how to skateboard to join...we will teach you! Once done learning, we skate through Maboneng (one of the world's coolest neighbourhoods, 2018, Forbes) and the Jewel City Precinct which are both redefining life in the inner city. While in Maboneng and Jewel City, we also see some amazing graffiti and street art by both local and international artists such as Dbongz One (SA), Roa (BEL), DALeast (CHN) and Vhils (POR) to name a few! We then head off to see the city's origins in Marshalltown, where we see some of the city's oldest buildings, learn about the city's history from 1886 and hear about the non-racial "Kruger Liquour License" issued to select bars and what made it so special! We end off our experience in Newtown, which is home to the city's first ever multiracial cultural centre (The Market Theatre) and the city's best graffiti due to its association with street culture and the underground clubs found in the area! By the end of it all, you'll have a much better idea of the city of Johannesburg, it's history, what's going on now and how it came to be the way it is today! We think Johannesburg is dope and want to show you why we love it so much...the best part of it all...you'll do it from the fun of a skateboard!