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... the grout - I thought to myself if I drop the soap, it will stay on the ground – luckily they had some small tubes of shower gel. Then it was down to breakfast for us.
Neither of us felt like much – just our normal breakfast. The restaurant is a two tiered affair and we were seated on the lower level with a nice waitress. The first thing I noticed was the tatty tablecloth. Beautifully pressed white damask but the edges ...
Just before breakfast, several people tried to lift the window shutters to watch the sun rise over the African landscape. Sadly for them and us the aircrew told them it was not allowed while others slept. I think at that time everyone was awake and sorting themselves out. Anyway we all complied and waited until after breakfast.
We watched the changing landscape from the window and spotted the odd dam as we came into Jo'Burgh at 9.40am. Anthea's sister and ...
... that two men, one Dutch and one English, were traveling to this area and needed an interpreter -- and someone introduced them to Lale (he speaks seven languages, including all of the native dialects in the Omo Valley area). He got to know them from working with them, and eventually started this camp together with them, in which he is a part owner. Very interesting story.
... South Western Township - an area where black South Africans were forcefully relocated after the apartheid government took control in 1948).
Did you know that both Nelson Mandela AND Desmond Tutu, both Nobel Peace Prize winners, lived along the same street? Only place in the world where two winners were from the same street.
We ended ...
... and head (which is the top) of both chicken and beef. Automatically, I refused to choose any of that and Boss showed us another place a bit better but at least with real meat as you can see in the pictures. We had some beef steaks and sausages grilled acompannied with pap wich is a kind of corn semoline, everything was great. I remember Mateo asking for the fork and knife and our friend reply that with the hands tasted better and anyway they did not have any cubertery.
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