Clarion Hotel Richmond Central
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... 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 ...
... we toured a Confederate Museum, and the White House of the Confederacy and the Hollywood Cemetery.
All three areas were quite well done. The Home of Jefferson Davis was very nice to see. Many of the furnishings are of the period and some were actually in the home when it was occupied by the Davis Family. The Jefferson's had 6 children and only one lived to adulthood, got married ...
... is a very funny story attached to that and now we have another one to add to our history!! We shared many laughs and the time passed so quickly. We hope it won't be another ten years until we meet again! For all of the rest of our expat friends who may be reading this - Jack, Nancy and the kids say "Hello." The time passed way too quickly but every moment is treasured by us. We had to leave the next morning as we were moving on to Deleware ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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