African Pride Hacklewood Hill Country House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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“Swimming in a river of pain” My second visit to Port Elizabeth (PE). Visiting MTR Smits Children Haven invited by Dr. Chrystal Watson. Dr. Watson is the mother of mothers and in charge of the care of more than 100 children. From baby till over the age of 18. Some were found in dustbins, “thrown” away by their mother, neglected, (sexually) abused, some of them are orphans.
It was very impressive to see how much love, ...
... of screaming children, hitting, kicking a fighting literally the entire trip. But the views went from scenic Africa surrounds, to almost Australian style small towns to fancy marina style living with big white houses scattered along the lake front. It felt like every 100km's was a completely different scene. We arrived to be shown where the "speaker and his wife" would be accommodated only to find a stunning B&B owned by a member of the Ecclesia and shown to our picturesque room ...
... the road for any glimpse of something moving. It's amazing how many elephants can hide just a few metres from the road, and not be seen.
During the day we saw warthogs, jackals, monkeys, zebra, kudu, eland, mongoose, tortoises, a monitor lizard (being bitten by a warthog!), and of course elephants. At first we spotted just a few of them crossing the road (they seem to consider stationary cars as part of the landscape, though they get a bit nervous ...
So today we began the long trip back home. This called for a drive from Storms River Mouth to Port Elizabeth, flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, to Atlanta, to Denver, and a drive from Denver to Steamboat. 40 hours total...Whew!
On the way to Port Elizabeth, we had to stop in Jeffreys Bay to go surfing. This is the home of the world famous "Supertube". The waves here roll in in such a way that they break ...
... kids, all in uniforms, had such huge smiles I couldn't stop taking pictures. I had such a crowd of seven-year-olds giving me high-fives in one classroom that the teacher had to come before the desks were knocked over. I could have stayed there all afternoon playing with them. Today we finally have a day at sea so we can get caught up before we get to Durban ...