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Travel Blogs from Somerset West
... We got to see springboks, buffalo, zebras, hippos, then elephants and rhinos and one elephant was getting into a fight with two rhinos - the elephant was marking his territory and making his ears huge and flapping them and putting his trunk out and walking towards them angrily. We also saw lions who had just been fed an entire cow that day and were still eating it! There were two male lions, one who was very old and going ...
... they are sharing on this trip. I. had. pizza. I also treated the group to Malva pudding. The traditional African sponge dessert I've been dying to try since we came. It was incredible. Definitely not healthy, but oh so good. Saying our goodbyes to our health care team tomorrow won't be easy. But saying goodbye to Manenberg and the risks we've taken every day to enhance their communities health. Sadly. Will be. I've stressed and prayed a lot on this trip, as we enter this township ...
... The 8 of us, and then 2 girls who attend the University of Cape Town but sadly, they are leaving us on Wednesday.
We went to bed a little around 1am and I was so surprised on how well I slept! Woke up this morning not feeling jet lagged at all :) In about half an hour we are leaving to go down to Cape Town University and I can't wait to get out of the house and see the city. Just from our views outside of our house I can tell it is absolutely beautiful here!! ...
... also takes lots of photos which she gives to the parents of the children which they really appreciate. The teacher had me up in front of the class telling them about me and what England is like. Some of them understand a little English but she was translating into Afrikaans for them also. I was a bit of a novelty and playing catch with one child turned into six of them trying to play it with me at once...for someone with my hand and eye coordination I did surprisingly ...
... which requires paperwork and interviews with the government. At first, I was confused by this – as a country with so many internal problems, should they really be using their effort and resources to help refugees from other countries? But the truth is that these very countries where refugees are fleeing from, served as places of escape for many South Africans during the apartheid era. So, it’s kind of like a returned favor. But even the refugees encounter ...
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