Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
... As you know, Michel and I had been there on numerous occasions but never in the morning. So with the sun positioned elsewhere in the sky, things surely would be different!
And they were! Blue skies, different shadows, enormous waves along the Promenade, etc…. Quite entertaining and beautiful! I was happy that I came.
At 12:30pm, I was ready. I was ...
... itself, but they also came from other non-African
areas like Indonesia. So while it’s easy to assume that most the slaves were
coming from Africa to places like the U.S., there were also slaves in Africa
This past weekend was our safari
and it was AMAZING! We got picked up at 8am on Saturday morning and drove about
5 hours away to Oudtshoorn, which is east of Cape Town. We first stopped at an
ostrich ranch ...
... in the parking lot wearing a New York Yankee hat sideways on his head, nicely offered to 'guard our car' for a donation to his favorite cause, which, after about one second of serious consideration, I agreed to pay. Boulders Beach is a neat place. It sits in a beautiful sheltered bay with huge granite boulders that form tunnels, small caves and inlets. The ancient boulders (over 500 million years old according ...
... parts of the night was when the cutest little boy ran up to me and put him thumb on mine. It is a way of greeting here (it looks like you are giving a thumbs up and then you just touch thumbs) but he was so adorable and it was just a good end to my night.
PS everyone we tested for HIV was negative that night, which was a great relief!
7. Finally today I had service which was wonderful. I have a good friend from Germany there. Her and I enjoyed ...
... entry fee, and entered. Watching them made me happy. But I had to go, for I was staying with another couchsurfer and was meeting him that evening. Back I went, through the road and on the train, back up to the hostel.
The metro was packed and I was in 3rd class. "Jesus “was there, a man clearly off his meds. Then we were preached to for half an hour by a passionate pastor, and I learned that God gives tv’s. Another testimony from ...