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Apr 9, 2006 - hurray for Hollywood

As we came down 7,000 feet from Golden Gate National Park to sea level, our gas mileage improved dramatically; we must have coasted most of the way. We are in the province of KwaZuluNatal, one of the poorest areas of South Africa. The roads were lush with cane fields, orchards, and thick forests and every so often we found ourselves driving 10 mph behind a lumber truck. Someone must be making money from all this agriculture. Since it was Sunday the roads were quite empty of pedestrians: everyone seemed to be at church. We passed a long...

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