South Africa – Robben Island – Nelson Mandela

We went across to see Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for so many years.

You could see the mainland from the island.

There was the cave at the quarry, used as a toilet, where they used to meet for impromptu lessons.

The cells and the prison yard where they would be made to smash rocks.

Out that was forged the most amazing character. Nelson Mandela – an inspiration to us all.

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