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Category Archives: Tour 2007 South Africa

Sunday, May 27 Cape Town – Tuesday, May 29 Home!

Written on May 30, 2007 at 11:06 am, by

Sunday, May 27 Cape Town The choir attended three different wards or branches in the morning. Two of the branches were in townships, and those of us there were thrilled with the Spirit evident, and the warmth of the members. Hugs and handshakes from the members were the order of the day. And the singing!

Saturday, May 26 Cape Town

Written on May 30, 2007 at 10:57 am, by

Our final day to sightsee had arrived. We spent the morning on a 45 minute boat ride each way to and from Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated 19 of his 26 (I think) years in prison. A former political prisoner who was held there was our guide, and he emphasized the horrible conditions

Friday, May 25 Cape Town

Written on May 30, 2007 at 10:52 am, by

Friday, May 25 Cape Town The choir enjoyed their night off at the hotel in preparation for the final concerts. We began the day with a beautiful drive to a short boat ride at Haut Bay to enjoy the island of rocks that was absolutely covered with seals. They slept and frolicked and everyone was

Link for Wednesday, May 23 fixed

Written on May 26, 2007 at 7:49 am, by

If you were having trouble getting to the post for May 23, it’s been fixed now. Thanks to Matt Milner for giving me the heads up that it wasn’t working.

Thursday, May 24 Cape Town

Written on May 25, 2007 at 8:15 am, by

The hour drive from Hermanus to Stellenbosch was gorgeous. Wish the bus had stopped about every 100 yards for a photo op. Instead, we arrived on schedule and split up to shop or visit museums or enjoy simply walking around. There has been precious little exercise on this tour. The market was a good place