Carol of the Cape Winelands Lodge
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The sms from Mare came through just before 5pm, and that was her first line, so of course my stomach just flipped...
The rest of the sms reads... "your kids are still alive :), we've had an awesome few days and are heading back to Mahajunga. Not ...
... the recent months, at least we could whinge and whine together :) The day prior to the big event as International Runners (we are so elite!) we were invited to participate in a 5km Friendship Run around the city's waterfront and stadium as a fun-filled introduction to the city. It was a good way to test the legs along with soaking up the Cape Town scenery- Table Top Mountain in the background was pretty cool! The seven of us Aussies all ran, including Joeys parents (sporting ...
... everything. Afrikaans is a language with old Dutch words (before our times!) and so many words are so funny! It sounds a bit like Belgium and Dutch farmer language.
This part is maybe only our Dutch readers, don't know if others will understand the humor of it!
Bodybuilder = lichaamsbouwer
punaise = duimspijker
pickup truck = motorbakkie
elevator = hijsbakkie
email = E-pos
... restaurant. The establishment had a locked gate so we had to be buzzed in, making us look like even more of a spectacle than we already were. Our waitress called the fajitas fa-jeet-ahs, which made me laugh, but the food was amazing! I didn't eat much because its been painful to swallow for some reason, but I'm hoping it will be better tomorrow. Our night concluded with everyone writing their blogs and just hanging out.
Another day in the ...
... The museum exhibits showcased many photos and written stories from the people who lived through this period of time. There was also a recreation of a typical housing unit (cramped, poor) and other artifacts.
We then made our way to the Slave Lodge. It is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa, built by the Dutch East India Company in the mid 1600s. Until the early 19th century, as many as a thousand slaves were housed at any one time within its ...