Life in the time of Corona – Captains log: Day 649

Christmas in Africa – After church, we had a lovely family lunch (Braai) with my aunt, uncle and cousin. It was lovely to see some family and for Marinus to meet them. We also received some Merry Christmas messages from the keepers of our pets back in the Netherlands. Be kind. Stay Safe. Merry Christmas

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 647

Today we really put the Africa in the South African holiday. In the morning we stopped at Karoo Cafe for a stroll through the garden center and I wanted to show Marinus the beautiful furniture too. I have forgotten how different our life in NL is. Even the parking area with the thorn trees areContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 647”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 645

After 645 days I am finally going home to South Africa. As we got to the airport it was white everywhere we looked, a thick layer of frost covering the grass next to the runway. I was wearing my handmade doggie sweater. I fell in love with the fabric in the shop while looking forContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 645”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 643

Another day of prep for our long awaited holiday. Today we had to go for our pre-trip pcr test. It was quite busy but after waiting for a few min we made it to the front of the queue and we’re helped by a friendly guy who put us at ease. Not only did heContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 643”

Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 642

I went shopping today to get the laat few things on my list to bring to South Africa. I didn’t realize it would be so busy in town but I got my stuff done. I took my machines in for a service while we’re on holiday and get my goodies and I made my wayContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 642”