Riverside Sun Resort
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... into a crowd of children. The day we were there was the anniversary of that tragedy and a handful of teenagers were dressed in traditional African costumes and were performing a lyrical dance to drums and song to commemorate the occasion. Then a large group of school children in their uniforms filed in and sang the national anthem. It was a very touching and emotional moment.
We got back on ...
... subject exams in English and Afririkaner. Most Soweto students made low scores and were denied University admission and job opportunities. This afternoon we visited the Apartheid Museum. It was a very intense experience. It takes one back through the history of the native tribes, the European settlements and the armed struggles which lead eventually to the release of Mandela after 27 years in prison in ...
We have now been in SA for 2 days, and already the time has been filled with seeing family, eating, swimming in the pool, walking in the rain, watching lightning play in the evening, and going boating on the river. E has loved seeing so many new things each day, and having people around constantly, especially his Daddy! He has barely slept during the days, ...
... at 9 am on Saturday. We started downtown at Carlton Centre, which is the tallest skyscraper on the African continent, at 50 stories high and 732 feet. When you get up to the top floor, you can walk around and see all of Johannesburg from different angles, which was really cool. After the Carlton Centre, we headed to Soweto, which is a really interesting part of Johannesburg. Essentially, one part that you drive through has really nice homes that look like they are straight out ...
... what you may think though, there is a substantial amount of affluent housing in the township, where many high-profile residents live, including Winnie Mandela. However, when you see the squatter camps, your poverty-gripes back at home will soon be put into perspective. Nothing I have ever seen in the US compares to the miles and miles of barely inhabitable housing which still exists in Soweto.The shanty town is grossly overcrowded; people share ...