Idwala Boutique Guest House
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... Breakfast at 7:30 am, go to the court at 9:30 am, on-court drills until 10:15 am, life skills until 11:15 am, camp game (Team Sparks (my team!) vs Team Miracle), go back for lunch at 12pm, back to the courts from 1:45 to 3:45 pm (do break down drills and practice for afternoon game), back to campus to shower and drop off laundry, and then chill until dinner at 6:30pm, and then everyone was free to hang out.
Camp Day One started Thursday morning. After breakfast, the ...
... were flying with South African Airways but were on a Quantas flight, which we were later told was a blessing in disguise as SAA doesn’t have the best of planes!
We were flying into Johannesburg airport in N.South Africa, landing only an hour late after our 2 hour delay at 5:15. However, with the time difference with Oz this to us was now 1:15am and we were shattered! Luckily for our tired, achy bodies, ...
... Naledi High School to Orlando Stadium. The rioting continued and 200 people died on the first day in Soweto. The first to be killed was Hector Pieterson, who was 12 years old, when the police began to open fire on the students. The spot is now commemorated with a stark stone memorial to the 12-year-old boy and to preserve the history and memory of all those who were involved. The impact of the Soweto ...
... Apartheid every day, as are most Black South Africans, I didn’t really know its roots, so I jumped at the chance to learn about it. I also realized that many young Americans, 25 and under, are essentially unaware of the struggle that took place in South Africa for equality because we were so young. So, if anyone wants to read a little more about Apartheid, they can find more information at this link: http://www.soweto.co.za/html/i_aparthei d.htm
... intriguing picture of the insecurities faced by young Afrikaaners struggling to establish a cultural identity in the ‘new’ South Africa, where celebrating their heritage has become almost taboo.
We clambered our way up through the monument’s dome and out onto the balcony atop of the Voortrekker where we could see the skyline of our next destination, looming large on the horizon. For some peculiar reason, we had decided to add the city with ...
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