Grand Daddy Hotel
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This morning Paul drove me to OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg. I was meeting a good friend that I have known from university many years ago. Rachel's flight should have landed by now. I wandered around looking for her and then found her at a little cafe. It was strange to meet with her in this part of the world. The last time I had seen her was …
... and then did a 15 km or so ride in some wicked wind conditions...spinning and weights paid off as I was the only one who made it up one of the hills! Overall Capetown is a very beautiful city with a variety of great areas and things to do. The people that I interacted with were great (though I was approached a lot while walking alone), and the only thing that made me feel unsafe was people constant reminding to make sure bags are done up and held securely, the tourist safety ...
... in I decided to make the most of the sunny weather and go exploring. The Westin runs a shuttle down to the waterfront where most of the restaurants, shops and touristy stuff is. It's a fully working harbour so there are ships and cranes and stuff everywhere as well as loads of tourists. The American accents are the easiest to pick out of the crowd and there are quite a lot of European travellers here as well.
On Monday I ...
... African township. It's known for its gangs. So we are being extra precautious. Our first patient was a stroke patient, who was the most educated we've seen yet. She also had gout and we talked about the causes of her gout. She understood that seafood and fish might be a cause and she told me she chooses her fish based on omega 3-fatty acids!! What?!? You know that (I thought to myself)?! Impressive. When leaving our patients' home we found ...
... guy, with stories about wild African animals. He asked which we saw in the park and we obliged with our findings.
Hotel. Drop off. Check in. Good night!
Note from Lisa because I have a couple of observations not included in Bill's narrative, mainly having to do with the attached photos. FIrst off, the banana plantations were amazing. They went on as far as the eye could see. In a strange way, it reminded me of the cornfields ...