Days Inn West Broad
Travel Blogs from Richmond
Week 1, Richmond
1st June 2014
I have been in the States for a week and one day now, and starting to adapt to the American ways. Although I am blogging about the events of each day in the office, I have decided to keep a weekly blog of happenings, minus the majority of the legal jargon and focus more of an insight of my …
Today we drove about two thirds of the way down the skinny peninsula which is the Outer Banks (OBX) - as far as the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Cape Hatteras is known for its diagonal black and white stripes (see attached photos). In the low 90's we resisted the 'temptation' to climb to the top; instead making for the nearby beach to - you've guessed …
... plane but have deemed in unflyable for the moment. I guess we wait while they find us a new plane and stock it with fuel, food, etc. I am guessing it will be at least another hour. At least. So, I am going to take a nap with my headphones in and my blankie while I dream of finally boarding the plane so I can sit for hours on end and wish for fresh air and real ...
This is just the anchor entry so the map is complete. Train arrived about 11:10--almost exactly four hours late. Luggage delivered in about 5 minutes. Car was still there. (A good thing!) We arrived home again about 12:30 to a chorus of complaint from the cats, who, despite being very well-cared for by our house ...
So it's time for final reflections as I touch up the photos and entries.
I think that South Africa is far more complicated that I realized; that it is a country that isn't even on popular radar in the States so it was a great oppertunity to build off of a relatively clear foundation.
I found myself being forced to face my western mindset and get rid of it. A British/American sensibility doesn't get you to where ...
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- Business Services
- Free parking
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