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We spent the day in Blouberg Strand, also called Blaauwberg Strand, meaning blue mountain beach in Afrikaans and Dutch respectively. I would imagine the name is such as the view of Table Mountain across the water is quite spectacular and, from such a distance, the mountain does look blue at times. But that's just a guess :-)
We had such a lovely day; Warren, Hannah, Sophie and I walked through the water where the waves of Big and Little Bay crash into each other. ...
... surrounding areas. Plus we got a 50% discount - bargain!
Day out wine (hic!) tasting yesterday. Just about managed the 18 wines they gave us to taste! Needless to say we have come back with a few bottles knowing they'll be drank before we depart for Sydney.
Township Tour this morning. So fascinating and informative - no hand outs given, they all pay their way and through education really strive for a better life. Very humbling.
... personeelsbestand. Er moeten bepaalde percentages gerealiseerd worden van zwarte mensen, kleurlingen, blanken, geslacht etc. Ze vertelde dat er dan ook bij vacatures, bijvoorbeeld ‘blacks only’ staat. Ze vertelde dat als blanke reageren op dit soort vacatures geen optie is. Educatie en achtergrond van de sollicitant zijn minder van belang, in vergelijking met huidskleur zelfs niet, vertelde ze. Bedenk wat voor gevolgen dit heeft op korte en lange termijn..
... more presentable for Polana’s… a gorgeous nightclub overlooking the sea. The perfect place for everyone to have an amazing last night! <3
And all the roads we have to walk along are winding
And all the lights that lead us there are blinding
There are many things that I would
Like to say to you
I don't know how
You're gonna be the one who saves me ?
And after all
You're my wonderwall
... Now I expected to see this in Africa but I did not expect to see them so close to standard housing as we know it. I was clearly too busy researching lions n tigers to bother with such detail before I left.
I arrive at the hostel which was in the foothils of Table Mountain so I knew I just had to hot foot it up there before my 5pm meeting. So I literally found my dorm, dumped my stuff and did an about turn ... only to bump ...