The apartheid had solidified into its most racist, inflexible, intolerant and narrow-minded form yet. People were forced to suffer at the hands of those who believed in a false concept of superiority.
Individually we are strong but as sisters we are unstoppable. Here is to the women we look up to as positive role models and finding our place with this community. Strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May be raise them.
I heard a large branch snap which stopped me dead in my tracks. Up to our left at the top of a ridge was a black bear. Carly made sure to take an extra long time pointing it out to me so I would always remember my first time seeing a bear.
The frame was set and the film was rolling as Felix the 500 pound “trained lion” leapt on to the zebra stripped Land Rover. The whole vehicle bucked forward.
The ferry was filled with about 100 other backpackers and their hiking gear which was also quite a sight, seeing all the gear piled up in the hull of the boat. It almost gave us a sense that we were all in this together.
“Pictures later.” He muttered and beckoned for me to continue following him. It was hard, but I used my self restraint and continued… just kidding I turned around real quick and Heather took it with her camera. BOOM! That’s called teamwork my friends.
I am pretty sure the Park Rangers are the only reason Heather didn’t murder me in the backcountry of Torres del Paine.