This wasn’t a trip, it was a vacation

My South African vacation came at just the right time…which sounds ridiculous, I understand, given the fact that I was in Italy just over a month ago. But Italy was a trip – lots of traveling, sightseeing, moving around. South Africa was a vacation.

We got to the resort, and after a much needed use of WASHING MACHINES (I won’t even tell you how many we used), we proceeded to do nothing but sit on the beach, sleep in, and buy more groceries than you would have previously thought possible.


So here we are, looking pretty clean and quite relaxed. Also, this was my first trip to an ocean, so I was quite content to just sit around and stare at it. Something I was able to do from either one of our two balconies facing the ocean – magical.


Just down the beach from our resort were the Umhlanga Rocks – apparently famous in Durban – and a darling little lighthouse. Many a walk was had on that beach, both during the day and at night.

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