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RED WINE! Let's say it together…. "RED WINE!" Today was our full day winelands tour.
I did not realize that South Africa has had its wine industry for over 300 years. Our guide today was Enrico, a native Cape May –ian? He is of mixed race (these are his words) and not connected to one of the tribes. He says the term for this is “colored” which would not fly in the USA.
We went ...
... and unforgettable experience. Each excursion they planned seemed to be the best one only to be followed by a better one. I'd have to say of my time here my highlights of things I did would be bungee jumping and finding my new favorite place in the world: Jeffreys Bay.
If I could do anything over again during my time I have a few things that I would have done differently. First, I would have gotten ...
... s rich history. I'd go into detail about his interesting and engaging presentation, but I'm trying to finish up this post in a timely manner since its almost 3:00 in the morning here and the jet lag hasn't completely worn off yet. We ate dinner with Chris at a very sleek, modern-looking restaurant called Sinn's, and it was delicious. They even brought us frozen cappuccinos before our meal (YUM). I've yet to try any unique or traditional ...
... we probably would have stayed a little bit longer but it was getting cold. Hopefully next week we will be able to go to the beach and actually lay out for a bit and be there during the day instead of the evening.
What we are doing tomorrow is a secret for now... :)
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
... preformed then during the rest of the time they live in huts and eat food made by their families. I personally that it was very interesting and actually only thought that rituals like that happened in movies or television shows (probably due to the sheltered life i've lived thus far). Once we moved on from that area, I finally worked up the courage to take photos of the adorable kids, which wasn't necessarily a mistake but they absolutely not only loved the ...