Johannesburg - We stayed at a fantastic boutique hotel (The Saxon) in the middle of one of the nicest parts of the city, each home a huge enclosed fortress. It was really surreal in a way: the crime and fear of crime permeates the vibe in the city. But we did have a driver take us into Soweto and we did get a pretty good picture of the history of aparteid in the country. It is still very much a work in progress. But I can’t say enough about The Saxon. If you choose to spend some time in JoBerg, this place is amazing. Room, food, spa - we loved it.