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After a reasonably comfortable and uneventful flight we touched down in the dark continent, Africa. Took our time getting our bearings at the airport before a drive to our hostel. It was only in the next suburb across but took a good 30 minutes. Interesting to see the people and security. Our hostel had a 8 foot solid fence with electric fence on …
Hey Everyone so i have not updated this in what feels like forever mostly because the internet down here is pre dial up combine that with the historic computer at the hostel and well it keeps one to doing only the most important things online as "fast"as possible.
I arrived into Jo-Burg on schedule! (is this really Africa) met …
... sense that I'm at the pointy end.
Something tangibly stirs in me now, it marks the end of a crippling writers block, which has physically disabled my ability to digest and reflect on the trip to date.
A metaphor about a baboon being tricked into holding up a giant rock springs to mind.
The food gates of the past break water against my turbulent future in a present that is requiring all of my energy.
Quick moving, ...
... the staff entrance and made my way over. They let me in after checking my flight was departing that terminal, just as the grunter had.
Next I was greeted by a scanner. "Security checks already?" I thought. I had drinks to drink during check in before I was ready to toss them. Nope, not security checks for the carry on luggage. This was a bomb scanner. After going through I was now really starting to worry about ...
Last night Sandy and I enjoyed a brilliant 20th Wedding Anniversary dinner with our girls, Megan and Lauren, and sister-in-law Tammy. We were at home and had 2 superb wines, Ladoucet from Puilly Fume, and 1997 Kanonkop Guild wine - amazing !!
My packing is nearly done, what to take, what to leave? Don't want too much, recommended list looks ...
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