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... with us from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. We are the only Americans (we heard some good natured 'Bruce and Sheila" ribbing. I need to look that up!) 5 from Australia, 2 from Canada, 2 from Belgium, 2 from England, 2 from Switzerland...and us! Seems like great people who are so much better traveled than us, who would sign up for a camping trip through Africa and who are open and accepting for whatever is ahead. We have renewed energy for this next step!
... the flag for the British Virgin Islands and Chris flew the flag for Ecuador. Chris and Bernie (Joeys parents) had the flashiest shoes out there sporting top of the line Nike Air Knits? The run was fun and a great little event. In the afternoon we all headed out to Robben Island to check out the political prison that has had some famous inmates over the last 300 years including the former South African leader Nelson Mandela for 18 years. We awoke to strong winds ...
... a lot I didn't know previously. I have to say the near-deification of Mandela on Robben Island and elsewhere went a bit far for me personally, but it's clear what a symbol he was for a lot of people here.
My last day in town was luckily fine, so I did the obligatory trip up Table Mountain. Decided to walk up, which was great although very very hot (it is mid summer here, after all). Awesome view from the top. I did wimp out and take the cable car down though...
After spending the morning in Stellenbosch town centre we decided to head out to one of the Vineyards with an incredible view.
This afternoon we went to Waterkloof Wine Estate a Vineyard on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, heading towards the Coast.
Different from most Vineyards, they still Farm the hills with Horse and Plough and use traditional methods.
Needless to say we found the Horse pretty quickly!!
Thanks to Gran for the great ...
... from one of the patients, “this is why we do what we do.”
On a funny note I forgot to mention that I propped Lunegasa up to reach the hand dryer in the bathroom because he spilled water on his pants, and he gave me an African name, Sive (sea-vay) which is derived from so word that means welcome, or come here we are glad to have you. I told him it was most likely Bull which is derived from another English word. ...
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