Valverde Country Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
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... two activities today: river crossing and paintball. The hike included my one and only slip up, in the river, which was an incredibly close call to getting everything wet. Special mention must go to Tristan who fell and cracked his bottle and also fell on his face, getting stuck, and also to josh, for their amazing stacks. The river crossing involved using ropes and pulleys to get both the bags and people across the river. We did the bags rapidly but struggled more with people. Everybody ...
... church hall, we enjoyed a copious potluck, heavy on meat, rice, potatoes and pasta; there was a bit of salad as well. South Africans seem to like to each what Americans like to eat.
After lunch I set up my laptop and after an opening prayer went through my class for about an hour and a quarter. I joked at the beginning that after a big lunch, I was going to do something very dangerous: I was ...
... was collected without any problems and we went through customs to be met by the HPC representative and Jodie our physio. We then had a hours drive to the centre where we were greeted with sandwiches and coffee. The boys were split into there rooms and did not need much convincing to get to bed after a long ...
My interest in South Africa really began in the early 1980s when I was in university, when global reaction to the apartheid regime in this country was galvanized in the nightly television coverage of riots, protests and the country that had become "ungovernable." One of my profs had a "Free Mandela" poster in his office, and my supposed ten minute office appointment turned into a hour long lecture when I asked, innocently, "who's ...
... him about the 10 foot high walls topped with electric fence that ring every property in Joburg. He explains that after apartheid ended, the police force went from policing a small part of the population to policing everyone. This is in addition to their priority of focus shifting from the white to the black areas. He said things were pretty bad through the late 1990s, but that things had improved a lot since then. At my prompting, he did admit to being carjacked around 1998 ...