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So now all the preparation of the last weeks and months have brought me to only days left before departing. Amazing how many last minute things left to fill the hours remaining... Packing and re-packing, weighing items, what can still be removed, what is still missing... Realized with a grin today that my toiletry bag contains no soap yet! Fortunately shampoo need not take up too much space with my present hair style :) So ...
This week a journalist contacted us for more information about our project for coverage in the local community newspaper.
SAGA also re-posted our Facebook entry on their FBÂ
We are getting our official letter endorsing the
project from SAGA this ...
Look out Africa we have landed
We landed in Johannesburg April 20, the day Kony 2012 campaign supporters were putting up posters promoting Kony 2012 in their home towns. An attempt to gain wider recognition on the issue. They have also include campaign buttons, posters, bracelets, and stickers to help spread awareness a select group of individuals in order to "help bring awareness to the horrific ...
... curry, had some South African wine and played a game of pool. Nice chilled day but we started to feel a bit anxious to see the city and not just our neighbourhood, which by the way is residential so there is not much to do, but at least it is safe to stroll around. According to the French guidebook Petite Futé Johannesburg is so dangerous that you get the feeling there is no idea to even leave your hotel. For once Lonely Planet that usually loves to scare young travellers said ...
Arrival. very nice airport, they hand us a shot glass sized Coke.
Ahh, let the global marketing machine start already.
breeze through customs and immigration and we walk out into a huge circular multi-level reception.
Where the fans of SA and Mexico are promptly dueling it out in full regalia. The South Africans with their much loved vuvuzellas and the Mexicans with their noisemakers.
fun. No one has lost yet so every fan is still ...