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... it still is alive and abused today. They also have a drug called Tik, witch is their version of Meth. These are the two main drugs that are aggressively abused in the townships.
So, you know that HIV/AIDS is a huge problem here, right? Well apparently there is huge denialism about it here...Their own president said it was a non-issue. When actually it is a major issue and one of the main health problems here.
After the longest ...
We checked out of the Hotel (somewhat awkwardly as my credit card did not work but Rosamund's did), hopped in Eggy's car and went off to the heart transplant museum at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. The tour guide was outstanding and the hospital operating rooms were set up to be so realistic that you felt that you were there at the time witnessing history as it unfolded. The story is gripping. A young handsome ...
... then bring it over to one of the fire places. Music played, people were dancing, talking African dialects or Afrikaans and just minded their business... I felt like being in Africa for the first time. And was remembered quickly that I actually was. We seemed to be the only ones who didn't pay the grill master some extra cash so everybody ate while we were still waiting. By the time we received our food, it was time to go, since the vans were running back into town only until five. ...
... Of all the places to be flung out of a boat, Shark Alley doesn’t
sound like the most appealing.
Despite the disappointment we headed out on our walk determined
to find these whales we keep hearing about! We have seen loads of whales so
far; at least 15 in Gonubie from our little balcony, a handful in Plettenberg
Bay and a few in Mossel Bay but we were told that nothing would compare to the
whales we’d see in Hermanus. “They come right ...
... time, the dividing point of the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. Another day, I went on a safari. I saw lions, giraffes, zebras, elephants and many, many more. Such a fun time! I also got to relax, shop, and taste some amazing South African wine.