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Old Hotel, but renewed, on the shore. Good Service, spacious and comfortable room with air conditioning, telephone and wifi. Perfect location.
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Graduation Day Saturday 20.06.2015
There was an air of anticipation and nervous excitement in the air as the Graduates of the Class of 2015 began to gather and register for their graduation ceremony in just a short hour or two. They came in all shapes and sizes and in all types of "Graduation" dress style, from the ultra-conservative graduation formal wear to casual, but classy casual fashion prevalent in Durban in 2015.
The annual, ...
... night .... watching helplessly as their sick little girls shows no sign of recovery and the doctors with no sign of a diagnosis. His mind is muddled with all the uncertainly the future now suddenly holds for this child. It’s a challenge now ….. a challenge of faith and belief as he and the family sit quietly by and silently suffer.
Our work here is all about helping the poor, the needy, the sick, the infirmed. It’s all ...
... ending on the 4:09pm. when the midwives arrived I was told i was 9cm dilated, so we looked into what the biblical symbology for the number 9 is and it turns out it means "finality" and "completion" if that doesnt sum up this perfect child and the perfect end to a perfect pregnancy and an amazing 9 months i dont know what does!!
Now i have the beautiful journey ahead of getting to know this new little man in my life and watch him grow and be part of my little family.
... day visa without a return ticket out of SA which I was told might be a problem. Then things got a bit confused with my bag being over the weight limit for domestic flights. I had to go up two levels find desk 75 get a piece of paper to take to another place to pay $25Aus fee and then back to desk 75 to get tagged and then told to take it to be wrapped in shrink wrap and then bring it back, all this takes TIME with a queue at each spot so my thoughts of spending ...
The past few days have been an interesting combination of tradition, modern living, and big change. Two days ago, on Saturday, we traveled over 4 hours outside of Durban to attend the traditional Zulu Reed Dance Ceremony. This event occurs once each year at the Zulu King's palace, and it involves a procession of thousands of young, virgin women divided into their clans. The girls participating in this ceremony can be as young as 12 years old. In the King's younger days, ...