From a Buddhist Temple to the Wilds

Leigh has been my bestie since we were four years old and, although we have lived with an ocean between us for longer than we haven’t, our bond is still as strong. A number of years ago, Leigh became a Buddhist and over the years I have heard her talk with great love about her temple. This trip we were able to visit the temple … Continue reading From a Buddhist Temple to the Wilds

Maboneng – Jozie’s New Downtown

Am catching up on my Jozie experiences (even though we are now safely in Port Elizabeth)  and can say that if you ever want to experience a real bustling African city – go to Johannesburg! There is so much happening here and it oozes creativity, energy, and contrasts. Although I have visited this city many times, I have usually just spent my time hanging out … Continue reading Maboneng – Jozie’s New Downtown

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

“She’s a rich girl, don’t try to hide it – diamonds on the soles of her shoes.” “Homeless, Homeless – Moonlight sleeping on a midnight lake” Do these lyrics sound familiar? They are songs sung by Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Paul Simon on his album “Graceland,” the album that put this group on the map globally. Last night, we went to a very special concert … Continue reading Ladysmith Black Mambazo