REFLECTION: In King William’s Town and Buchanan (South Africa journey, part three)

by John Dear We drove all day from Durban to King William’s Town, a ten hour drive through an astonishing landscape of rolling green hills, distant mountains, wild animals and ever changing skies. Along the way, we passed through a series of marvelous little towns that gave us the flavor of real South Africa, places … Continue reading REFLECTION: In King William’s Town and Buchanan (South Africa journey, part three)

REFLECTION: In Pietermaritzburg and Durban (South Africa journey, part two)

by John Dear Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On Jan. 22, we drove eight hours south from Johannesburg and Soweto, close to Lesotho, then into KwaZulu-Natal to Pietermaritzburg. Along the way, we passed a side road near Howick where Nelson Mandela was arrested long ago, the arrest that led to his 27 years in … Continue reading REFLECTION: In Pietermaritzburg and Durban (South Africa journey, part two)