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Brief Encounters on the Western Cape

I took the train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch, a idyllic town in the center of the famous South African wine country . When I bought my ticket, the agent suggested I buy first class for 13 rand ($2). I was not expecting much for this price so when I  boarded the train and most […]

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Cape Town Journal april 2011

I flew in and out of O.R Tumbo International airport in Johannesburg on the same day of the week, a Tuesday, both times extremely ill, searching for a bathroom. A shiny new airport, each floor several blocks in length, had almost no seating and restrooms were miles apart. The only solace was the free luggage […]

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