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... It could be down to personal experience, what they've been told or led to believe, or just from the history. Whatever the case, I'm just saying it's how some see it. I arrived thinking there could well be some uncomfortable segregation to deal with but as I wrote in my first week I went to the Hout Bay food market and was in a group of people and we were a complete mix and I was told how it's so cosmopolitan now and they just don't see colour in, especially amongst the ...
...but here in Cape Town, we're still waiting!
The weather has been truly awful the last 24 hours, and overnight there were 2 large thunderstorms, with torrential rain and gale force winds. In houses made to keep out the heat, the wind whips under the door frames and it quickly becomes extremely cold, even to the British! We very briefly saw some sunshine earlier but another storm is coming from over Table Mountain, so for the moment it ...
... and held our hands and hugged our legs and it was so adorable. There were no parents in sight so I assumed that this was just a regular things when tours happened. The community seems to always have kids running all over the place and it seems to be pretty common.
As we kept walking a little girl came up to me and put her arms up. She was pretty tall so I was skeptical but when I picked her up she was so light. I asked her what her name was but (I feel so bad) I ...
... really struck my emotions today happened at lunch. We ate at Mzoli's Meat, which is a butchery/vegetarian nightmare (but luckily they had some vegetables that I could eat), and the dining area is outside under a tent. As we sat and waited for our food, I looked over to see a little South African boy, who was no older than four, standing at the far end of our table and holding out his hands to ask for food. This immediately broke my heart, ...
... you can sense the very real fear every South African has for what will happen to their country if/when he passes away.
Another great group and another amazing tour. It is always sad to say goodbye, and I sincerely hope I am able to stay in touch with at least some of my fellow travellers. The month ofJune will be spent in South Africa visiting friends that I have met on past trips. What a wonderful way to end the African portion of my adventure!