Sometimes business gets in the way on business trips.
The Rapid Traveler’s meeting in downtown Durban, South Africa ran over by two hours and there was no time to even stroll the nearby square in the dash to the airport.
Here is some drive-by tourism:
Here’s the UN Security Council-style chamber for the Durban Climate Conference.
(Just kidding, it is a funky airport lounge.)
Flying South African Airways for the first time was little different than other major airlines except that both ways on the 1-hour flight they served a meal, practically heaving them out like Frisbees to passengers during the small interval between ascent and descent.
And what a great name for Durban’s airport: King Shaka International.