Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperor's Palace
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It is 30 hours from the time I leave Chicago until I touch down in Johannesburg. Two nine-hour flights, plus a 12-hour layover in Frankfurt. But the good thing is that spreading the travel over two days does seem to help with the jet lag. I did a lot of napping at the Frankfurt airport!
The group is now assembled. We are 11 people …
... take a photo, but we managed to scare them off before we had got our cameras primed. Back home we chilled out and awaited the dreaded hour to leave for the airport. Jackie and I somehow managed to squeeze everything into our rucksacks and 6.50pm, Kevin & Val kindly dropped us off at departures, where we said our good-byes. After checking in our bags, I enquired how I could get the tax of 110 rand back on the jeans I had bought. Apparently I should have kept my jeans handy ...
... seems to be the norm. We have been given the impression by our host that we are not to go walking out on our own.
So as with our hiccup for our Perth flight, it seems that the theme so far is that everything works out in the end...which I'm thinking is one of those lessons that we'll learn again and again over the coming months.
I hope that everyone is doing well and I wish Baby Jules a very happy 1st birthday!!!
... time to show it to me in such wonderful detail and fun. Shaun, Olivia and Robin...thank you! And with that the flight has touched down in Johannesburg and I await my Qantas flight home. Dreaming in recent days of a great way to sign off and complete the blog, I currently find myself at a loss for words. Funny given how long we have 'chatted' today. So, let's keep it simple yet genuine. Asante Sana...or thank you very much in Swahili! Thanks for reading and see you all next time. ...
... it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.
It was a great 1st full day, and our students had some great teachable moments!
More to come…. Stay ...
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