This Blog serves as two things: a photo-diary of our lives between 2007 and mid 2011, when we saw some incredible things and met some amazing people; and a reflection of our more normal lives since then.

Friday, 10 September 2010

More photos of HMP Appelsbosch

Below: Cell Block D, our home for the next 4 months:


Below, John (site manager & security) burning garbage in the diesel fuelled incinerator:

Below: the original anthracite fuelled boiler house, now abandoned. It used to send hot water to all the buildings by above-ground insulated pipes:

Below: HMP toilet:

Below: HMP sinks:

Below: HMP showers:

Below: the greyest and most echoey corridors in the Southern Hemisphere:

Below: The gym from the outside:

Below: the temporary internet cafe inside the gym:

Below: the kitchens and dining room (see the overhead insulated hot water pipes):

Below: the inside of the dining room:

Below: the Tuck Shop stocking South Africa's finest snacks:

Below: Dawn over Appelsbosch: the mist is slowly burning off.

S'all for now. Olly

1 comment:

Liz Espeland said...

Thanks for all the updates...yours is my blog of choice! Sure miss you guys! Tell Anna happy belated birthday and congrats on the ear piercing...so fun...I'll have to see pictures. Tell the family hello...love to ya'll!