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... South Africans because it’s on the coast and the water is always warm. However aside from the beach scene and a few other tourist places there is not much to see and do especially for a foreign tourist. Nevertheless, my first three days in Durban was spent playing tourist with Jesse as she was leaving to go home soon. Then the day she was leaving, Tymaree and Andre were arriving for about four days and we continued to play tourist on as slightly lesser ...
We checked back into Happy Hippo as we didn't like Tekweni, they only had an En-suite room available but it was still cheaper also. We went to the Moses Mabhida football stadium which was built for the world cup staged here in 2010. We did the guided tour, we took a cable car to the top of the arch which has viewing point so we could see all of Durban and Phil did the stadium swing, which is the highest swing in the world. You basically jump from one side of the stadium and ...
... and dry grassy fields which rather reminded me of parts of NSW, especially as there were gum trees dotted around. The scenery soon changed as mountains which were formerly watermarked in the distance drew closer and closer – these ended up being the Drakensburg Mountains. Rugged peaks with dams below – the water nearly matched the cloudless sky for colour – such a bright blue! Mountains ...
... so deeply aware and
interested in everything that was going on. You could feel the
concern and maybe even rage that he had at the thought of these
companies destroying their land in the name of money. In a rondovel,
the men sit on the right side and the women on the left. So I sat on
the left and listened to the animated chatter that I couldn't
understand until it was time to go. I couldn't wait to ask Mzamo and
Nonhle to give me an English recap of what ...
... hear their
compliments and support of the principal’s and my work, thus far. I can’t wait
for them to see the final product at the opening reception in April! While in
Durban, I also had the opportunity to visit Dru’s university and meet with her
students, who seemed to adore her! It is very exciting to see and hear about all
of the other ETA’s work, and the impact they are having on their schools and
community. I really think ...