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Travel Blogs from Kempton Park
... book in which he talks about feeling "helpless and hopeless", of "witnessing a terrible evil" when bulldozers razed their homes to the ground without prior warning. He tells about the prized racing pigeons he used to rear. After he and his family moved, he released them and none of them returned to their new home. One day he drove through the demolished site of District 6 and there he saw all 50 of his birds congregated on the empty plot that was their ...
... followed by a cheese course and then a dessert of some traditional South African treats. With wine of course. After all our delays, we pulled into Caapetown pretty much on time. Saw lots of vineyards along the way, along with some pretty rough looking tiin shacks. Quite a contrast. Joe and Nicole, our guides for the week, picked us up and got us settled in at the Commodore ...
... lot of signs warning of sharks, and Steve would honk at the shark spotters along the route. Their positioned way up on the cliffs, next to the road, and keep and eye out for sharks, passing along any warnings to beach officials who will close off the beach if they need to. Cape of Good Hope is, again, beautiful. We walked up the lighthouse, which is now called the old lighthouse because it was built so high, that most of the time it was in the clouds. This led to a ship wreck ...
... down from me - were probably a 10-15 minute walk to the main beach, cafés, groceries stores etc. Parmer and albytrn houses are 10 metres away from all those things so I'm not in the best house. And by this time if the night (probably about 6) I still hadn't even seen the others of my house. So we spent the next few hours with the cool kids of the volunteer houses. Some have been here for 4 months, some 5, most around 2. They all stay in albytrn house pretty ...
... food anymore!! Louise and I had a look around all the lovely stores and arts and craft stalls, while Mikey and Dave had a beer and watched the world go by. Back at home this afternoon (after another visit to Century City so Mikey could buy a new pair of jeans), while Louise was cooking and talking on the phone and Dave was having an afternoon nap, Mikey and I took a walk (we had to burn off some of this food somehow!). We decided to follow in Doug’s footsteps and take his ...
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