Water Aware

It was gold, not water that drew people here in droves. Johannesburg is the only major city in the world that is not built close to a large source of water. Landlocked, it is about as far from the sea as it could be in South Africa and there are no large rivers or lakes here. … Continue reading Water Aware

Moving to Johannesburg: Getting Cosy in Jozi

  Johannesburg, Jo’burg, Jozi, Egoli or City of Gold has its beginnings rooted deep down in the rough and tumble of the gold mines.  With a reputation for violent crime and a notorious history of apartheid, many expats have grave misgivings about moving here. First Impressions of Life in Johannesburg Nevertheless, our first impressions are … Continue reading Moving to Johannesburg: Getting Cosy in Jozi