Travel Blogs from Paarl
... him anymore... Focus on something else...
This is how they tortured people, I know....
-Chirp, chirp, chirp
-RRRR... I’ll even squish him...
In my inability to forget the "noise", I finally get up, thinking 'I may as well go to the toilets now’... I don’t even have my glasses on, so, anything that resembles an insect under the table is squished... and of course, I don’t find the cricket... I go ...
... his head. The room was cluttered with every conceivable thing you could imagine. Snake skins, dead animals, unlabeled bottles with rusted lids, you name it. After a chant and something in Afrikaan Gladstone asked if we had any requests of the magic doctor. I said that my dog suffers from terrible morning breath and I was keen for a remedy. Raccoon man said that he only dealt in human sickness. Was it too late to say that I really meant Sue but was too scared to say? After ...
... of our buildings, saying goodbye to a few lingering friends who came to see us off. I started to cry as we boarded the bus and didn’t really stop for the next 48 hours. As we drove out of Stellenbosch, I tried to cement it all in my memory- every mountain, every corner, every street, every everything. In the airport, some last minute pandemonium ensued over things like lost tickets and overweight baggage. Mama H and Angelo had accompanied us to the ...
... message, and attempted to help her translate an entire report on Hawaii the night before it was due, while simultaneously trying to teach me how to talk about my family tree in Afrikaans. It was a lost cause, but I appreciate his effort. And I did learn how to say a few important things, including "Afrika is nie vir sissies nie." (“Africa is not for the weak!”)
So after a Tuesday evening filled with paper-writing and group projects, I awoke ...
... 4 and Grandpa’s rooster attacked me) by riding an ostrich. Somebody asked about ostrich riding on our visit today, and we were told that at that particular farm they do not allow it. They said that riding ostriches often breaks or damages their back, and that ostriches that are used for riding usually are killed after a short time after they serve that purpose. Furthermore, some of my South African friends have told me that people die every year from ...
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