Bafana Bafana 0 – Joburg airport 2

#154. Go to the airport and collect someone. And it took more than an hour for them to make it from the plane to international arrivals this morning. No complaints here though as it gave me extra time to find OR Tambo International’s best kept secret – a brand new super-cool Woolworths store. (Score one goal for the brand) But not just any store — the kind of store that would have made the Tom Hanks character in Terminal, a happy man. Continue reading

Moby Dick on a stick as whaling makes a comeback

#41. Choose Hermanus over Rekjavik because I would rather watch a whale than eat one. This week I received an email inviting me to the Western Cape town of Hermanus for a Whale Festival at the end of September. Around about the same time I came across an article in the Wall Street Journal titled “Supersize Me” about how whale meat is making a comeback on menus in Iceland. Continue reading