Day 2 – Ezibelini

MAY 13, 2008 12:05 AM| comments  2

Later in the day we visited Ezibelini. This is the township for Queenstown. The children had arrived for their after school care. They play games, sing songs and have a chance to talk to their CCW about any problems. Unlike Illinge, these children are not necessarilly orphans. Many were brought to the safepark having been […]

Day 2 – Illinge

MAY 13, 2008 12:05 AM| no comments

Where it all ends and it all begins – the graveyard. It stretches as far as the eye can see. And the graves are freshly dug earth. Mostly the graves bear birthdates in the 1970’s onwards. A whole generation is missing in this place. It is where the families come to grieve, to remember and […]

Greetings from South Africa!

MAY 13, 2008 12:05 AM| no comments

Day 1 of our visit to this beautiful land. We arrived this morning after an 11hr flight into Joburg. First scary moment was nearly missing our connecting flight due to missing tripod flight case. Undetered by keen porters, Alex and Sam guided the trolley up the escalator and we made our flight to East London. […]