Tag Archives: South Africa

Cemetery of Souls

I love cemeteries.  I always have. A macabre attraction to some, granted, but to me, what is macabre about the unwavering silence, or the peace we project onto those souls planted beneath the soil? It’s hard to resist the rough … Continue reading

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The fields and the Falls

I have been back in the U.S. for a while now, since end of May 2016, from what was an uplifting, educational, and truly inspiring experience.  Two out of three of those would have been worth the resources invested in … Continue reading

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African sky

I am in Africa. Arrived on Thursday. The flight (in economy) was cramped and often uncomfortable, but otherwise uneventful. One day in Jo’burgh, a large portion of which was spent sleeping off jet lag, then an evening at the hotel … Continue reading

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Next stop, South Africa

Johannesburg. Pretoria. Cape Town. These are the names of cities and towns I’d heard throughout the late 80s and early 90s when I was only half-listening. Mandela.  Apartheid.  De Klerk. Now, I’m going.  Fifteen days in May, including two luxury … Continue reading

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