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We made it home this morning after 18.5 hours of travel. I had a breakfast burrito in Washington Dulles airport and it was about the best thing I've ever eaten. many thanks to all of the people who made this piece of our project a huge...

I'm a little late with this one. Tuesday night was our last night in Port Elizabeth so we did a little bon voyage celebrating with some locals down on Parliament street. Here's some pics and video from the night. [caption id="attachment_259" align="alignleft" width="150"] Keith chats Khaya...

Today was our last production day in the Townships. We spent the first half of the day with Nelson in Ramaphosa Township, an "informal settlement" that is supported with nutritional and educational programs by The Calabash Trust. The tour company Nelson works for established this...

We spent most of the day hanging out with Lubabalo and his draughts (checkers) friends in Veeplaas Township. The guys play every Sunday in a small cinder block building lit by one window. It's quite a sight. Lots of smack talk and slapping of checker...

Today we had our fly-in interview in the morning and then we helped Lubabalo throw a braii (barbecue) at his mother's house in Red Location Township. I was unaware that Xhosa families are traditionally quite large so when I asked Lubabalo how many of his...

Today was very powerful. We spent the day with Lubabalo Kondlo  experiencing township life and Xhosa culture. [caption id="attachment_149" align="alignleft" width="150"] Keith sets up a shot in Wells Estates Township[/caption] [caption id="attachment_150" align="alignleft" width="150"] Lubabalo's neighbor, Victoria, is sort of the drive through of the neighborhood. She...

[caption id="attachment_129" align="alignright" width="150"] Port Elizabeth city center[/caption] After an early morning flight we arrived in Port Elizabeth and met up with our driver and guide, Nelson. Those of you have visited our Company website, will know Nelson as the guy giving Xhosa language lessons to...

We had a very productive day today. Unfortunately for this blog, there isn't much to see as we were too busy actually working to take many photos. We spent the day connecting the dots with Colin Webster at The Old Edwardian Society Club, a country...