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... was a newly erected and very large bronze statue of Nelson Mandella.
Next and final stop for the day was the Voortrekker Monument... a really tall monument about 140 ft high all made out of granite and sandstone. Inside, all around the walls of the room are carvings that depict the history of the Voortrekkers (dutch heritage pioneers) as they tried to find new places to live once the British took over ...
... near this mix of vibrant culture, rich history, stunning scenery, friendly people, thrilling opportunities and diverse wildlife. Yes, the bad stories are the ones that make it into the media, but I haven't had a single problem whilst I've been here. The only issue being some almost very angry buffalo. I've met some great people, some absolute nutters, and a lot of people who I'm not sure would remember they met me the next ...
To avoid yesterday's debacle, I took the precaution of walking the route we would be taking to our bus in a few hours time.......much easier without bags or family. The mini-bus duly arrived and we started the final leg of our journey to Swaziland. An uneventful drive got us to the border in good time and were soon in Mbabane. First impressions: It's changed a bit in the 27 years, but not uniformly. The roads are better and there's been some building but ...
... of stalagmites, stalactites and dolomites. As you exit you see graffiti from the original miners.
There are excavation sites throughout the Cradle of Humankind, who knows what they'll find next. And I thought Egypt was old...
60 Minutes - http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id= 6386017n
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... a quick stop for a view of Table Mountain (where I'll be going this weekend) and then to the prison itself. At the prison our tour guide was a former prisoner. He was at Robben Island during the same time frame that Mandela was. He took us to the kitchen where he made breakfast every morning and had to wake up at 3 am to get started, as well as the "courtyard" where the B Cell Prisoners, including Mandela ...
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