The Saffron House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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"'Twas the night before Traveling, when all thro' the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The bags they were packed by the front door with care, In hopes that their Emirates flight soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of Disney and Snowmen danc'd in their heads" ~ adaptation of the original poem by Clement Clarke Moore ~ ...
... where they have included a cable car that you can ride to get to the very top of the stadium and check out great views of the city. On the way home we stopped at the supermarket which was fantastic for Regan and I to check out what is available and how the prices compare to home. Across the board everything was way cheaper than at home. I had a great time adding the melon and mangoes to the shopping cart. Lunch was out on the lovely covered terrace ...
... The last thing for today was a bibleclass which was in groups at different people's homes. We went to Matt @ Petru's house for dinner followed by a session where we were asked to talk about a spiritual goals for the year. It was such a great night of openness and honesty and encouragement. The kids made another bunch of friends and I began to feel a little more relaxed. Finally going to bed after "quite" the day to look forward to continuing this adventure tomorrow ...
... it. So there you go - taking a local taxi can be nothing more than a smooth, safe ride wearing a seat belt and traveling within the speed limit.
And with that I landed back in Durban, right into the loving arms of the wonderful Margie and Bill, who I am beginning to think of as my South African parents (much like Bruce and Yvonne were Lara and I's New Zealand parents during our trip ...
... I mentioned to Jan and Bill that I thought coming here in the summer would be better so that it wasn't so cold swimming but they said the rest of the trip is horrible - hot, stinky truck, can't cool down and in many places later the water looks clear but has bacteria, etc so you shouldn't go in the water anyway.
We had a 'springbok' shot which is peppermint and amerula? Anyway they were nice but I just had the one. It was a nice parting from Jan and Bill.