Daily Archives: 2003-05-16

Sunsets and sharks – Cape Town, South Africa

We tried to make it to Table Mountain but it looked too windy to attempt so I got my hair braided instead. We went to the busy Green Market Square where I finally bartered my way into a new hairstyle. Ouch! But the braids are so hassle-free and feels so good to have long hair again. Elena and Martin were patient and talked with the street kids while they waited for the hair ladies (there were three!) to finish. The sad state of affairs for the children is widespread reminding me to practice compassion – the kids are nowhere without it. read more

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