Shumba Valley Lodge
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... using one of the port-o-potties that serve 25 - 50 families, which are cleaned only twice a week; sweeping out the dirt floors of their homes; talking with one another, and watching us, some of the many tourist visitors. All four of the Goodners were immeasurably uncomfortable (as I believe were most of the other visitors) in the first 15 - 30 minutes of our "tour." Sam Jackson (the most sensitive member of our family) was probably the most visibly unsure ...
... and the city and bay with Robben Island in the other, for a good 15 minutes or so. Apart from having to concentrate on holding the stick with the go-pro attached for taking photos and video and moving it around at Jacques’ instruction, I tried to ignore that and take in as much of the magnificent view below me as I could, and the feeling and reality of what I was doing! It is such an exhilarating experience, and once you settle into it, I imagine (without sounding too cliché), ...
... sense that I'm at the pointy end.
Something tangibly stirs in me now, it marks the end of a crippling writers block, which has physically disabled my ability to digest and reflect on the trip to date.
A metaphor about a baboon being tricked into holding up a giant rock springs to mind.
The food gates of the past break water against my turbulent future in a present that is requiring all of my energy.
Quick moving, ...
... and are planning on having chilli noodles for tea... Ohhhhhh la la! 5 lads from America and 2 lassies from Ireland arrived this evening and we sat and got very very drunk! I didn't realise the Americans enjoyed drinking so much! They were actually a really good laugh, as we're the Irish girls! Not looking forward to the ...
... for a march that occurred in 1955. The Africans presented their freedom charter which is now the basis of the South African constitution, post Apartheid. It addressed human rights and liberties for all peoples. We continued the drive to a very historical street. Where else could one find the homes of two Noble Peace Prize winners on a single street? Can you name them? (Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson ...