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... the pitch. It was announced that there would be a 7 over match.
Australia won the toss and decided to field. South Africa got off to a slow start and ended their 7 overs with 80 - 1. Australia started with a cracking 21 runs off the first over but lost a few wickets to make the game closer. However, Australia won with 81 - 5, disappointing the home crowd.
Game finished at 10pm, back to Hillcrest.
... having a short walk thru the hustle and bustle of the Durban City we headed for a more quite relaxed area. The beach! We sat by beach in one our favorite cafes ‘Circus Circus’ and enjoyed a lunch while the kids rode their scooter along the beach and in the skate park. Then it was time to start the trip home.
We headed straight back to market and straight to some more friends. Adrienne and Anthony, members ...
... with a few gifts. I even bought Huddy a wooden train track in the hope it would make him a little happier. After a nice BBQ dinner with Grant and Renee and a few long chats about he I'm feeling I'm feeling much better about Gods plan for me, I just need to relax and what will be will :)
On another note I dared not say it out loud but 2 days ago we lost Dinosaur (probably has a little to do with Hudsons mood) but have just received message he has been found.
Things are looking ...
... with orphans at Durban Children's Home,
partnering with YesBC, a local Victoria-based charity to connect kids
in Canada with kids in South Africa via skype video, interviewing a
group of amazing youth about their stories and putting on an art show
of the kid's artwork at a local restaurant.
Other huge successes of the team
included organizing a youth action day to help youth create their own
project plans, ...
... and if I like somewhere I will stay and if not will move on. If I hear of somewhere interesting I will detour of my planned route. I have worked as a chef and had my own pubs and restaurants and I would like to learn traditional ways of cooking. Not fancy restaurant food, but the food that is prepared and cooked in homes.
I would really like to hear from any travelers on advice, hints, tips etc.