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... during the worst of apartheid. (Which separated all of the 5 ethnic groups including Whites from Afrikaans, so it isn't Black and White)
It is a fantastically complex country that is still learning how to deal with itself after only 20 years in existence.
I thought the situation was black and white, both in race and the problems of the past, but there are 5 races that are openly talked about and apartheid was much more complex than just blacks and ...
... director who took us through a brief description and history of the farm. They make wine and olive oil here and we were offered a wine tasting. It was interesting to hear about the risk involved in this business. Forecasting the weather and the sales must take a special talent. The wine vault was a large structure with bottles from ceiling to floor. Even the conference table we sat at was impressive.
The wine ...
... buffalos, wart hogs, wildebeests, impalas, hippopotamuses, and a variety of birds. It became so common place that we didn’t always stop the car to look at them.
The next day Brock’s stomach was feeling better, but now he had developed a cold, most likely the same cold that Dharma had on the trek. He was well enough though to enjoy riding in the car and looking at animals. We saw a lot of animals that day, but no cats and we really wanted ...
... sites and finally to the prison where Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners were incarcerated. It was very educational and incredible to see.
After a shower at the guest house we took a cab back to the V&A and had some fresh yellowtail fish, oysters, clam chowder, and drinks at Quarry 4. Unfortunately shops were closing but we still enjoyed walking around the Waterfront. It was ...
... At the after school program, the children are fed, and we then run crafts, educational games, assist with homework, and organize sports (which is very important for them). Every day we get breakfast and lunch cooked for us by Sheki, and the cleaning and laundry is done by Jane. When the volunteers were done their afternoon sessions, they came back, cleaned themselves up, and all 26 of us had dinner together. We all got to know each other, and we were all in bed by ...