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... and also Pretoria) Hillsong is apparently quite big at the church ! Same song I sang last night at EBC! Weird! But I felt really comfortable there and it was just like EBC: I could even match people up within the congregation, thinking to myself ‘oh there is the so-and-so of this church' etc. Quite a few elderly people, known to the congregation as the Amazing Grey’s, who came up to chat and the pastor came up at the end. No sermon, more of ...
... and agile.. you would swear they were in their 60's. A high tea to say goodbye and thank you to my aunt who we stayed with over all these months whilst in Pretoria and a quick childs birthday celebration braai on the Sunday afternoon Afrikaaner style. Packed our bags and off we fly on the Monday morning after a teary goodbye.
Don't start boarding until 20:50 so have time to write this. Was very sad leaving today. Stine and Alex cried as we drove off which was really sweet and everyone wrote nice messages on my postcard (which made me cry in the airport later). Stine hid a cardboard rhino with a farwell message on in my bag - was so touched.
Bit scary working out how the airport worked to start off with but once ...
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In the afternoon Linda kindly drove me to see dads old friend Fanie and Eileen – and their 2 yorkies who live in a magnificent house on a golf estate. We had quite an emotional but very special time together. Drove back via Groenkloof and the NG church dad had designed. Pretty tired now – no social events tonight thank goodness so I can finally upload the ...
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It turns out that there are 12 on our tour - 5 Aussies, 2 Brazilians, 3 Germans and a couple of stragglers. Seems that we will be up early most days to move long distances. Tomorrow is 400km, so we bought some supplies at the supermarket just outside the gate, had some tea at the restaurant, and turned in to see if we could make up for the 23 hours on the plane.