Cape Town Deco Lodge
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... It could be down to personal experience, what they've been told or led to believe, or just from the history. Whatever the case, I'm just saying it's how some see it. I arrived thinking there could well be some uncomfortable segregation to deal with but as I wrote in my first week I went to the Hout Bay food market and was in a group of people and we were a complete mix and I was told how it's so cosmopolitan now and they just don't see colour in, especially amongst the ...
Dear Friends and Family, I have now safely arrived in Cape Town, luggage included (thankfully)! To be typically British, let me begin with a weather report. Despite the fact that it should be autumn, it was in fact 26*C and sunny today. However, word on the street is that a cold front is coming...that'll be a plummet to 20*C then! I still can't quite believe that I am finally here. I have spent almost a year working and ...
... being back in Cape Town with buck's fizz, eggs benedict and great coffee. Yum yum yum. And our first realisation just how good the exchange rate is for us now - 2 years ago it was 12 rand to the pound, now its over 17. So this huge breakfast which will keep us going until dinner time, with wonderful views and excellent service works out at a little over £11 each, maybe expensive for Cape Town but extraordinary value for us. It's SO good to be back.
Well here I am.
In Cape Town, South Africa.
This is weird.
It actually feels a lot like California. And smells like it. I know that sounds strange but I went outside and inhaled and it just reminded me of California.
Anyway, I got to the airport at about 7:30 am here which was 12:30 am in Ohio. It is such nice weather, not too hot and not too cold. ...
... good to see him again and we made plans to do a few things together during the five days we had to explore. We almost convinced him to come to Mozambique with us but as he refuses to plan ahead there was no way it was going to happen. He was also ready to head home after five months away. Cat and I are also turning our thoughts towards home, family, friends and of course the joy of what on Earth we’ll do for jobs, somewhere to live etc.!! I think ...
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