Jill Koretzky and Melissa Simpson

New York; USA     Bologna - Italy

4 February 2009

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I met Jill and Melissa at the Ambassador Hotel and we set off on a Peninsula tour

 

At Maidens Cove with the 12 Apostles in the background

 

Melissa shopping at the T bag shop

 

Goodbye cruel world JJ - Atop of Chapmans Peak

 

At the viewing point on Chapmans Peak

 

We had a great lunch at Kalkies in Kalk Bay

 

At the penguin colony

 

 

The wind certainly was blowing at Cape Point  JJ

 

The picture tells the story. JJ

 

Another picture tells another story. JJ

 


Day 2

Table Mountain and Kayamandi

 

Jill atop of Table Mountain

 

Walking on Table Mountain

 

Doing the Table Mountain shuffle

 

On the mountain with the city in the background

 

Enjoying Don Pedros at the Spier Hotel

 

Enjoying lunch with Lily in Kayamandi

 

With Tuli, Lily and Ati in their home

 

Having fun with the dancers at the Ikamva Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outside of the Ikamva Centre

 

 

Participating in a church service in Zone J

 

 

Walking in Zone J

 

In Onezwa's home with her mom Monica.

 

Posing with Louis in Zone J

 

Sharing water in Zone J

 


What a wonderful 2 days this was. I had lots in common with Jill and Melissa and and from the minute we met I knew that this tour was going to be a special one. As much as our day on the Peninsula was a big event our visit to Kayamandi was the overriding special event for us all. On occasions it was a very emotional journey but the love and warmth of the people of the township carried us through all. Overall Melissa and Jill and Patti went with the flow in all that we did and it seemed as if we clicked on all our ideas and thoughts. This in turn resulted in a marvelous two days of touring and a very difficult saying of goodbye to these 2 wonderful ladies

THANK YOU SO, SO MUCH

JILL AND MELISSA