Grande Roche Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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I am officially in South Africa. We arrived this morning around 9:00 am in Capetown and got a ride to Stellenbosch. Driving to Stellenbosch, the scenery was beyond beautiful. I have never seen anything like this. Surrounded by mountains, beautiful homes, and animals that we dont have in Wisconsin. I started my ...
... until after lunchtime. I got up, had a pub meal for lunch and prepared a bit more for the exec meeting coming up Tuesday. It was a pretty slow day, but I was happy to barely move from my room for once - this was one of the first times this had happened.
Monday we planned to go to Cape Town where Lize-Mari and Rian were going to go to the aquarium to go swimming with the fishes (terrible pun), sharks and stingrays...pretty cool stuff. Cape Town is nicknamed the rainbow city ...
... a steep descent to a lighthouse and later a scramble up rocks, dangerously close to cliffs. Needless to say I am beyond sore today as that is the first physical activity I've done since my surgery seven weeks ago! Today I ventured off on my own to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner. Part of the tour was led by a former political prisoner and it was very difficult for me to grasp that the things that occurred here ...
... wonderful gifts too - such as hair accessories and candy. We also each exchanged phone numbers, emails, and addresses in hope to stay in touch. I know that periodically I want to send supplies and such to the Manenberg people's center for each of them. These ladies do such amazing things for their community and therefore they deserve something in return. After we exchanged numbers we gave our hugs goodbye - it was so ********e of the care workers that ...
... violence, HIV/AIDS and alcoholism would be increasing, rather than decreasing. Crossroads is the most dangerous community in the area. There are higher rates of homicides, HIV/AIDS and crime than any surrounding community. It is to the point that I cannot walk around the community without a co-worker and taking pictures is too risky for fear that someone will pull a knife or gun on me for my iPhone. In the 15 years that Hoops 4 Hope has existed, we have seen youth in ...