Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
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After 15 hours of travelling I arrived at Jo-burg International! Very comfy flight in the Airbus...didn't even feel like you were flying! A lovely large German lady spilt beer on me in my first flight so I'm sure I smelt like an alcoholic but luckily had an empty seat next to me flying to SA so I could keep the wonderful smell all to myself :p Had …
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Our brethren in South Africa are bearing up under a pressure cooker of stress and uncertainty, and facing these trials with courage. As all Christians must do, they are waiting for a city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God, as it says ...
... he would have done if I refused to go to Café Sydney and we went to the Captain Cook hotel for a burger (which was one of the options!) instead!! We had literally only been discussing the day before on my last day at work how I would have to be the one who proposed if I ever wanted to get married! Boy was I wrong! So of course, after I got over the initial shock, the answer was YES!! We celebrated with a cocktail and shared dessert with our own little spot ...
... twenty years of true democracy, twenty years of the new South Africa. Nelson Mandela's South Africa.
We visited the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. One brochure recommended that 2 hours would suffice - we stayed 4.5 hours and still had not been through it all. The story of apartheid - the deliberate, segregated administration of a country according to race - is brutal, graphic, and disturbing. The museum spares the ...
... I lingered around not sure with what to do with myself. After a short while of doing circles in a 10 meter radius, Marcus, our second Peach Train coordinator, waved me over and told me that a simple engaging conversation with someone will give you more pleasure and understanding than all the tours in the world. I spent the next 2 hours laughing and talking with 7 women in a sewing workshop – what an afternoon!
Over dinner we had a ...
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