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SA Trip, July 19-23, 2014

Attitudes. We all have them. So many are acquired unconsciously and generalized without direct experience.  So one of the most valuable outcomes of traveling is the opportunity to discover my unexamined attitudes, those that perhaps were useful in one setting, … Continue reading

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SA Trip – July 17, 18, 2014

A orange and purple sunrise was a fitting beginning to what turned out to be a hot and wonderful day. Remind me not to trust Google Maps when it comes to navigating rural areas. A 30 minute drive to Inkwenkwezi … Continue reading

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SA Trip – July 12-16, 2014

We’ve met some very nice and generous people here who have included us in their social plans.  We often walk on the beach or have lunch/dinner out with Franzi; Jimmy and Theona included us in their concert going plans; and … Continue reading

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SA Trip – July 10-11, 2014

East London exists commercially around the harbor, automotive plants and parts suppliers, agriculture and tourism.  It was actually the Mercedes plant that brought our friends Bernd and Eva to East London several years ago. Bernd was HR for plants in … Continue reading

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SA Trip – July 7-9, 2014

I know I’m a wuss, but this cold snap and wind have dampened my desire to explore. Thankfully, I have had my Ludlum book to read and have now finally finished it.  So glad to be finished. What a ride.  … Continue reading

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SA Trip – July 6, 2014

July 6, Sun: Called my sister Barbara to wish her Happy Birthday. Continued to read. After being so lethargic the last two days, we needed to get out. It was cold and fresh; the air and atmosphere were very clean. … Continue reading

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South Africa Trip – July 4-5, 2014

July 5, Sat: Another quiet day mostly reading my Ludlum book, The Bourne Betrayal.  The tide is now high during the morning, so we haven’t walked the beach either today or yesterday. Besides, it’s very windy and not very enjoyable. … Continue reading

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South Africa Trip – July 3, 2014

July 3, Thu:  Today we had a great excuse to get out and see some countryside.  Franzi, Mirijam’s daughter, was starting her winter break and needed a ride home, so we drove the 2 hours west to Port Alfred to … Continue reading

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South Africa Trip – July 2, 2014

July 2, Wed: Spent the morning at Chiropractor’s getting treatment for vertigo, which I have had (again) since last Thurs.  He actually had never heard of the BPPV or Epley maneuver before.  After I had mentioned it last week, he … Continue reading

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South Africa Trip – July 1, 2014

July 1, Tue: Woke to a warm breeze today. Eventually it got up to 90 degrees with 18% humidity and winds of 25-30 mph, just like our Santa Ana.  It’s actually very similar in that the wind and heat come … Continue reading

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