10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Well I'm now resting comfortably in a big comfy chair in the Virgin Clubhouse. Waiting for my flight to board, I've got about two-hours so all my devices are plugged in while I enjoy the food and alcohol. They make pretty bomb-ass drinks here at the clubhouse.
I'm watching some of the Trevor Noah specials I downloaded the other day. His comedy is a nice close to trip here in SA.
BUT LET ME TELL YOU. I had a little adventure since I last wrote. ...
... seriously). I start in ED on Tuesday!
I've been here for less than 24 hours and have learnt a few important things. Firstly, South Africans are some of the friendliest people I've ever met. Secondly, food is cheap - Juliet and I went out for dinner last night, and a standard pizza (which would be large by Australian standards; that thing was huge) was R79 - about $8.50 aussie. The security guard hanging around outside the restaurant, and the enormous metal ...
... with virtually no traffic (during the day the city is famous for its snarled traffic) toward our hotel for the evening, the Sheraton Addis. It is fascinating driving through this huge city, which is largely dark at this time of night. The shops are closed, there are few street lights, and most of those do exist are not turned on, so as to save electricity. It is a surreal feeling.
... form the kids), and a pencil bag full of pencils, erasers, highlighters, and scented markers (another crowd pleaser!). We then had a recess and lunch at the school. Afterward, we drove to a store and bought some teacher supplies that we saw were sorely needed, which the Edenvale club will take back to the school.
Lots of feelings about this experience. Satisfaction about seeing the project ...
... us to typical place as we demanded but maybe it was too much for us counting that Tereza was not feeling well and the kids still have a delicate stomach, anyway we were at the place where he goes every sunday and I was willing to try the barbacue of the "corner grill" (you couldn't call that a restaurant), the meat which was stores in plastic boxes looked terrible...there were around 30 degrees...so I ask for the menu and they had kidneys, hearts, livers, ...