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Category Archives: Tour 2007 South Africa

Wednesday, May 23 Hermanus

Written on May 25, 2007 at 8:09 am, by

Breakfast at 9 AM and a 10 AM departure. Sheer luxury. Some were warm last night, most were not. This area just doesn’t get this cold very often (snow on their mountains as we are driving by!) and they don’t have heaters to compensate. At least the rain has stopped and we have mostly blue

Tuesday, May 22 George

Written on May 25, 2007 at 7:55 am, by

Just as we thought we couldn’t be wetter or colder, today came. Many of us wore just about all the clothes we brought, and huddled on the bus. Having the bus tip over in the winds might have been a worry had not so much Cadbury chocolate been consumed over the last two weeks—that helped

Monday, May 21 Port Elizabeth

Written on May 25, 2007 at 7:21 am, by

By the time we met at the Haven Hills Chapel this morning, last night’s wind had turned into this morning’s gale. Were we really complaining about the heat just a few days ago? Silly, silly choir. Today’s kind of cold is seen around these parts every 25 years, with gale force winds that just about

Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20

Written on May 21, 2007 at 7:44 am, by

Saturday, May 19 en route to East London Another very, very early day to make our flight to Johannesburg. We had to fly there to fly to East London, as that was where there was a plane large enough for our group and luggage. South African Airlines still serves meals on hour-long and 90-minute flights,

Friday, May 18

Written on May 21, 2007 at 7:26 am, by

Friday, May 18 Durban We had an hour for some good shopping in a Durban mall of sorts—shops of all kinds, both for tourists and locals. Just about everyone found something to make them or someone at home happy, and we pulled away in time to arrive at the Campbell House for our reception/lunch with