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  • Yeoville: Taste of Africa Food Experience

    1. Yeoville: Taste of Africa Food Experience

    The Taste of Africa experience allows you to sample the best flavors of the continent with no visa requirements or expensive flights. Explore local restaurants and sample traditional Ghanaian and Nigerian dishes while learning about the ingredients and techniques that make this cuisine so special.  Meet the local guide at Windybrow Art Centre, a family mansion turned theatre that has stood the test of time. From Windybrow, hop in a minibus taxi and venture into Yeoville, stopping first at Malalahitoka for traditional Ghanaian Wat, Kifto, and Injera. Next, sample Ghanaian Pondu and Kwanga at Kin Malabo before heading "West" for Nigerian Akara and Killshi at Mama Osu. Check out Baskim, which offers a mixture of African foods such as Konkonte and Ampesie. This will include a walk through the Yeoville food market where you can purchase the fruit and vegetables you have seen in some of the ...

  • Johannesburg: Guided Bike Tour of Hillbrow, Berea & Yeoville

    2. Johannesburg: Guided Bike Tour of Hillbrow, Berea & Yeoville

    Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore inner Johannesburg on a bicycle. Get a glimpse of Berea, Yeoville, Bertrams, Ellis Park Stadium, and Makers Valley. See more of Johannesburg's suburbs in less time. This tour will not only let you in on the city's history but also take you through the transformation of Hillbrow and Berea from the 1990s until now. Meet your guide at the Windybrow Arts Center to receive your bike and helmet. Begin with a brief tour of the iconic Ponte City tower in Berea. Understand the unexplained mysteries of this part of Johannesburg. Interact with local people. Treat yourself to locally-brewed coffee. Sample South African sandwiches called kota. Wrap up the tour by meeting local entrepreneurs who help prevent gentrification and uplift their communities. Get to experience Johannesburg like a local. This tour will get you closer to everything ...

  • Johannesburg: Walking Tour of Hillbrow

    3. Johannesburg: Walking Tour of Hillbrow

    Get under the skin of this fascinating district with an expert guide who grew up in the area. Hear stories from the area's history, and learn about the personal experiences of your guide.

    Immerse yourself in a diverse neighborhood full of culture and history. Learn how a residential suburb became one of the most cosmopolitan places in South Africa. Hear how the area was a magnet for people from all over the world in the gold rush and the subsequent waves of migration from across the continent.

    Hear captivating stories from your guide, and then hit the streets to meet the locals. Visit landmarks like the WIndybrow Art Center, the iconic Ponte Tower and Telkom Tower, as you experience firsthand this diverse and fascinating district.

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