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Keeps the birds away  

Keeps the birds away

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

May 21st 2012
After my eyes adjusted to the blinding light that beamed through the frosty airplane window, I finally saw land. It had been a little over 24 hours since I had left Los Angeles. I looked out of the small window and saw patches of greenery. Looking at some patches that lhoused large buildings and residential structures, I doubted if I was in South Africa. However, every small patch was surrounded b ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Gauteng » Johannesburg

South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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