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Recalling the First Visit to South Africa

May 31, 2007 we arrived. We spent three weeks on a guided tour (thank you Karen and Elaine) travelling South Africa.

Our daughters met us at the airport, rented a car and took us out of Johannesburg

to a couple of B&B's in the country, then to Kruger Park, and other places whose names I have forgotten (although I have a diary somewhere with all the details) and eventually to Cape Town.

Here is the famous District 6 Museum. It was very moving to read all the personal stories of those who had settled and built a community there, before the government shipped them off to townships hoping to keep that area exclusive for whites. The plan failed because the whites did not arrive.

Posted by The Vickerage 21:03 Archived in South Africa Tagged cape district johannesburg town; 6;

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Brave couple!!
Wishing you a wonderful trip, happy family reunion and joining with your new grandchild, and safe return!
Looking forward to your travel tales.

by Alison Fitzgerald

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