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Dec 12, 2008 - Ladysmith and the Battlefields
The late afternoon downpour is pelting even harder now. I am in an extension of the salon at my Lodge in Ladysmith that is open on three sides and droplets are beginning to spatter on the table where I’m sitting. I pack up my stuff and move into the salon proper, now within earshot of the small gathering that is being held there. A nodding of heads, an older Afrikaner, a white couple in their forties, one black also in his forties and Paddy Ann, the owner of the lodge, and they continue discussing politics with Paddy Ann telling everybody...Jump to full entry
Jun 28, 2008 - Ladysmith
This morning, we woke up early in order to get to Ladysmith. I had a very nice breakfast. I had toast, cereal, omelet, yogurt, and fruit. We took a car service to Ladysmith. The ride was very nice but just a little too long. When we got there, we got lessons for skydiving. The class was 45 minutes long, but it made me feel much more comfortable skydiving. We got into a plane, and we started flying. After we reached 10,000 feet, we were told to jump off. I was a little nervous, but I was also very excited. When Morgan and I landed on the...Jump to full entry
Jun 3, 2005 - Amongst sugar cane and lemon grass.....
Oddly, this is the first time I have been alone in years!! Its a strange feeling,, What will I do with myself? I chose to come to a place in the middle of nowhere and think.. What a novelty. Time to think.. I am unsure how I will feel when I get there. But its meant to be beautiful. Gindgingolovu...Affectionaltely known as,, "Gin Gin I love You"...I have booked into a backpackers called Inyezane... After 9 hours of driving we clunked our way down their driveway. Rustic rondavels scattered everywhere. A hairy looking, unpresumptuous french...Jump to full entry