Author Archives: Lawrence

South Africa – August 2000

Slept well on the plane ride from JFK to JNB, so well that I woke with a start when the lights first came on for breakfast. My two days at Glaxo Pharmaceutical went well. Students were well prepared and have … Continue reading

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South Africa – October 2000

Second trip to PE – Grahamstown area in 2000. Met Tony Dold and David Cumming at the Pig and Whistle in Bathurst where we had coffee and made a plan for the day. Tony wanted to head toward East London … Continue reading

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South Africa – November 2000

My 3rd trip to the Port Elizabeth – Grahamstown area in 2000 started with a visit to Hannelie van der Merwe and her Shamwari Succulents. Some Shamwari Succulents Most people go to Shamwari to view the game or relax in … Continue reading

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South Africa – January 2001

South Africa – January 2001 4th trip to Port Elizabeth – Grahamstown area in 2000/2001. January 8 to 16, 2001Reed Valley – Tyolomnqa River Bridge west of East London along R72 found the tiny hairy Haworthia again. Drove the dirts … Continue reading

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South Africa – September 25-28, 2002

After numerous lonely solo scavaging treks my daughter Gretchen and I joined a group tour with Kotie Retief, Gerhard Marx, Harry Mays, Mary Stone, and Dr. Hayashi for ten days in the Eastern and Western Cape in late September 2002. … Continue reading

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