Kalahari Desert

20 hours from Cape Town to Manila, dinner at the Cape Grace Hotel, and how I missed the Alain Ducasse dinner the other night

Yesterday at the Cape Grace Hotel, having afternoon tea Good afternoon from Hong Kong, after a pretty pleasant overnight flight. It was 12+ hours from Johannesburg to Hong Kong, and I slept for a good nine hours. I thought I needed the energy as I’m landing in Manila in a few hours, and it’s straight …

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Flying to New York for a big black-tie party — and what happens to my plans for the Kalahari Desert?

Yesterday, I was roused from a deep sleep at a rather ungodly hour in Asia, by three people obviously having lots of fun on a rooftop bar somewhere in New York. Actually, it was 10 AM in my part of Asia, and they were completely shocked that I was still in bed on the other …

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