Abi Mitton

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997. (Photograph by Yousuf Karsh)

"As long as poverty injustice and gross inequality persist in our world none of us can truly rest." - Nelson Mandela via

Nelson Mandela by Yousuf Karsh

Ritratti-del-XX-secolo-di-Yousuf-Karsh-South Africans, Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic

The Flying Dutchman was on it's way home from the Far East in 1641 when a violent storm blew up. While battling the storm for hours the ship eventually hit a huge rock and began to sink. As his ship went down the captain shouted, “I will round this Cape even if I have to keep sailing until doomsday!” True to his word, the Flying Dutchman makes an appearance to sailors near the Cape of Good Hope in the midst of a storm. Legend has it that if you see the Dutchman you are as doomed as it was.

The Flying Dutchman is a legendary ghost ship that can never make port, doomed to sail the oceans forever. The myth is likely to have originated from nautical folklore. The oldest extant version dates to the late century.

Cape Town South Africa - This beautiful city at the foot of Table Mountain offers fine beaches, Cape Dutch architecture, vineyards and botanical gardens. Interesting coastal reserves include the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and the West Coast National Park, which are home to bontebok, Cape mountain zebra, eland and Cape grysbok.

We haven't toured South Africa yet. but Kaitlin studied there in college and hopes to go back with the Rockers.