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... flowers, tourists and locals paying their respects.. It was a bit surreal standing in Nelson Mandela Square the day that he had passed.. Indescribable feeling.. After walking around a little at last we finally came across the shops and after a couple of hours of walking in and out of shops we came to the conclusion that shopping in Sandton city was not that great... Our Aussie dollar is so strong compared to the Rand here but when it came to the generic stores, clothing and ...
... all very nice and
professional, just not very communicative….
Finally, about 2:10 they started calling the names of people whose passports were ready.
I listened intently for my name to be called, nope….Then at about 2:20, another
list of names were blaring through the PA system, I was anxiously anticipating
my name to be called as I was nervously chatting with the security guard to
pass time. Not that round either. Then at about 2:30, ...
... re not ready. It takes some cajoling for them all to reverse down the corridor. Shout some more at the Chinese as I finish taking photos. Along the lines of, "That's all I wanted!". Leave the car to go to the back of the queue but no one's having it. They want me to go to the front. Just to wind up the Chinese Canadians. Swiss woman congratulates me on putting the Chinese in their place. Will not miss this scrum for dinner one bit.
... hour with my cousins Barbara and Robin Hatton and also John Cockwell - I havent seen him for years so that was fabulous.
Last supper with Jill and Ev, Garry and Fee on Thursday night and then very last farewll to Jill and Fee in the afternoon and here I am about to get up and cram those last few things into my suitcase! Its been an amazing journey but I am ready for home and my own precious family!!!
... it shuts in 20 minutes (not a patch on lakesides 10pm close time!) so we give it a miss until tomorrow. A relaxed night sorting out what to send back home as realistically are we going to need high heels in the bush?!? A nice dinner followed by a bath and film and I am asleep by 9pm!! It must be the jet lag for the first time this trip coupoled with too much travel!
For some reason we were up at 6am, how annoying, but what to do when nothing is open and we ...