Day 10

Last Day Our last day had arrived. It was one we dreaded. The frenzy of trying to do the last minute packing and check of the apartment, we were suddenly surprised by Rachael Mcmenemy’s pen pal Graham who came to say his last goodbyes to us all. After waving goodbye…

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Day 9

Today was our last full day in Cape Town, and what a day it was to complete our incredible experience. We were met at the hotel by our fabulous drivers Eugene and Bradley who took us to boulders beach. We walked along and saw hundreds of African penguins and even…

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Day 8

Today we started off the day at Mount View High again. The boys played touch rugby outside, we sang for the staff ‘Flower Of Scotland’ and ate the donuts that they had made for us as a leaving gesture. We finished off our final visit with a netball game with…

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Day 7

Our day started off at Blomvlei primary school. After being introduced to the head teacher and learning more about the important work of the school in the community, we presented them with a donation of books to add to their library. We then split up into small groups and visited…

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Day 6

This morning we went back to Mountview High School and did our presentations. It was Valentine’s Day so everyone was dressed in red and we got a picture together. The presentations taught us thing we didn’t know about Scotland and South Africa. We finished the presentations with a sing song.…

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Day 5

We started our day at school by exchanging the gifts we had brought over for our partners. We then went to each of our partners classes and took part in lessons, which some were in Afrikaans so some of us struggled. During the interval the guys started a game of…

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Day 4

Day 4, First day at school and Langa Township Today started very early with us having to wake at 6am to be ready for 7 in order for the bus to take us to mount view high school. First thing we did was meeting Glynis and our buddies, where we…

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Day 3

Today was very very hot! we went to cape point where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet in Cape Towns national park. We all walked along the coast and up the high hills with very strong winds to get a view of the incredible sights, It was amazing! We got…

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Day 1

Our journey began at Glasgow airport travelling to Dubai for the first leg of the journey. We then got another flight from Dubai to Cape Town which was turbulent to say the least. When we got to Cape Town we were surprised by our friends from mount view high school.…

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Day 2

Today we woke up after catching up on some needed sleep from travelling. We went for something to eat and then stocked up on water for our rooms from the supermarket. We had some free time to see the waterfront before the Robben Island boat left at 3. We went…

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