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We flew from Cape Town to Durban today where we intend to venture deep into Zulu country on our own to try to find our Zulu child, Nqobile. My angel of a wife Sharon has been supporting Nqobile for the past thirteen years through a wonderful mission called World Vision. Each year, the missionary's sent Sharon a photo of Nqobile along with a report …
... br> I learnt that the study of the perfecting of Jesus has many lessons we can allocate in our daily lives.
I learnt that if the only child who missed out on a lolly because you ran out happens to not be white, you can be called a racist.
I learnt that nothing builds friendships more, then time together, especially at a bible school.
I learnt that I am surrounded by amazing people who I grow closer to daily and am so grateful for their ...
... like tourists or backpackers and took only a bit of cash and my camera. I didn’t intend to get my camera out much and I emptied the memory card onto the laptop before we left so if I did lose it to someone then at least I wouldn’t lose any pictures. Our transport would be the local bus which had a stop right outside the hostel. A shuttle taxi into town costs around R170 each way yet the very normal looking modern bus is just R7! It did take almost ...
We got up early and ate
breakfast at the hotel since we found out it was free and wanted
something quick so we could enjoy the sunlight finally. A couple that
Katie knew joined us.
After breakfast, we walked to the shops on
the boardwalk and bought a bunch more stuff. I got a painting and some
coasters with the big 5 on them. Also purchased were scarves, decorative
wood wine glasses, a wooden lion, and some ostrich bone ...
BBQ day today...
We took a trip down to the Indian district of Durban where they sell all the best fruit and meat. Fruit shop first and they had some weird fruit pod like things covered in cobwebs... not sure what they were, tomato, garlic, peppers and normal stuff for us!
Onto the meat place, I don't think I've seen any food place as busy as this and it was a Sunday. Everyone in Durban must get their meat from here, I soon realised why, 8 ...