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Saturday, January 9, 1999
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa:
Latitude: 26° 7' 46" South
Longitude: 28° 1' 48" East
Altitude: 5306 feet
From Seattle: 11663 miles
Lodging: Hostel - The Backpacker's Ritz

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Today's Travel:
Country: South Africa
Region: Gauteng
Weather: Mostly Sunny

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 639
Linear Dist: 134643
Countries Visited: 49
Regions Visited: 183
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Hotels: 197
Friends / Family: 155
Camping: 77
Hostels: 148
Transit: 55
Other Lodging: 6
Beers: 2234
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Journal Entry:
Not a good morning. Spent the day at Hyde Park square, a nearby shopping mall. Bought $100 worth of books, a sleeping bag, some sandals, and saw the movie The Siege. It is shocking how much like America this place is.


Related Sites:
CNN: Current Weather in Johannesburg
US State Department Consular Information Sheets: South Africa
CIA World Fact Book: South Africa

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