Travel Blogs from Durban
What am amazing day! First we went to a little per-primary on the way to our rural schools. The kids were very cute and wanted to pose for photos. Love the race track! After this we arrived at a very poor school grade 1-9. These kids have nothing but an incredible amount of hope! I videoed a talk that the teacher was giving his students. It was very inspiring. The teachers sang for us. Man these guys can sing! Pictures probably tell the story better than any ...
... if I had to see it then so do you! To me a goat is a cute farm animal that I have actually always wanted as a pet and yet here I was surrounded by literally “piles” of goats heads. Skin on, skin off, and every other way you can think and Shar delighted in telling us which parts of the goat are sold and used and ..... Just didn't REALLY need to know about it!
ANYWAY... So far I have only been to the ...
... African filmmaking, but there are definitely others from around the continent here) has been a dream come true.
One of my frustrations in programming over the years has been hunting down fresh and interesting African content. I am hard pressed to name any Festival that is effectively showcasing African films with any strength. Most of the major Festivals show 3 to 4 African films but it feels like the tip of the ...
... because two of the main worlds in my life collided. FUN
Society met COP.
The result was FUN-Del to Durban, a
delegation of six Canadians with a passion for environmental
education, who headed to COP 17 with the goal of using the conference
as a platform for environmental education and helping youth to have
their voices heard. So, Maya, Kluane, Lindsay, Ben, Hamilton and I
all met up in Durban and began ...
... not sound good. A few minutes later and there was a fire in the middle of the road and another even bigger ditch. It was starting to get freaky so we put all the windows up and John just powered through. There was one more fire and then the third ditch the biggest and baddest of them all. We made it through then sped over the bridge into Mophela and up the hill to Lily.