Christina, Johan and Eowyn Ekström

Malmö  - Sweden

26 March 2008

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I met Christina, Johan and Eowyn at the Lady Hamilton Hotel and we immediately set off on a cultural experience in the winelands as well as in the township of Kayamandi.

 

 

Johan and Eowyn having fun on a swing at the Afrikaans language Monument in Paarl

 

 

Eowyn is dwarfed by the monument JJ

 

Christina at the monument

 

 

We moved on to Kayamandi and visited the Isibane Sempomolelo Creche (Light at the end of the tunnel creche) where the below photos were taken

 

 

 

 

 

We visited Lily in her Kayamandi home where we enjoyed a traditional Xhosa lunch with her while she told us her life history

 

 

Johan photographs Lily and Patricia who joined us on our ride through the township

 

 

We joined the children at the Ikamva lethu centre where we had great fun dancing with them as well as enjoying the dancing performance that they put on for us.

 

Please click on the above picture to se Eowyn and Khanyiesa enjoying themselves at the Ikamva Lethu Centre
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Please click on the above picture to see all enjoying themselves at the Ikamva Lethu Centre
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Walking through Zone J

 

Eowyn in discussion with locals JJ

 

Please click on the above picture to see us enjoying a local church choir practicing in Zone J
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Day 2

Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula

 

 

Eowyn atop of Table Mountain

 

A great picture of Eowyn

 

The Ekström's take on Table Mountain

 

Enjoying Table Mountain

 

Eowyn and her shark decide to make the Cape Peninsula their own  JJ

 

Doing the Table Mountain Shuffle. JJ

 

Striding out on Table Mountain

 

In the cablecar going down from the mountain

 

 

At the Penguin colony

 

Going up the funicular to Cape Point - Eowyn checks that the driver goes the right way. JJ

 

Atop of Cape Point

 

Viewing Bontebok on the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

 

At the most South Western Point of Africa - The Cape of Good Hope

 

 

After visiting the Cape of Good Hope Nature reset-0rve we travelled on to Scarborough, Misty Cliffs, Slangkop Lighthouse, Noordhoek Beach, Chapmans Peak and the Atlantic Seaboard before returning back home to the Lady Hamilton Hotel.

 

Unfortunately all good things come to an end.

Goodbye Ekström family.


The Ekström's were a most wonderful family group to be on tour with. We had lots of fun at all times and what really was amazing was to see how much energy young Eowyn had throughout the day. Because of this she was the star of the show on each day. I gained a lot from Christina and Johan and I hope that they gain in response from me. As a foursome we had lots of fun together and shared much but overall what was most important was the fact that all 4 of us had a wonderful time together. The one disappointment of the whole journey for me was that if I could have spoken a little bit of Swedish I could have given Eowyn a good run for her money as she was always full of beans with quick answers etc. JJJ

Thanks for a great journey

Christina, Johan and of course Eowyn