The world comes to Nelson Mandela Bay

first_img28 June 2010Despite its famous namesake Nelson Mandela Bay, comprising Port Elizabeth and its surrounding areas, often misses out on international events, which tend to go the way of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. But that is all changing as a result of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.With the hosting of World Cup matches at the city’s beautiful football stadium, the world has come to Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth’s doorstep.Tens of thousands of international guests have flocked to the Friendly City to watch one, or in the case of Korea Republic, two of the eight scheduled matches taking place at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium.Although historical links to European countries like Germany and England are strong, a host of other countries are getting a taste of Nelson Mandela Bay hospitality and a good dose of the Friendly City, as it is known.Father and sonFather and son Cecil and Juan Rodriguez from Montevideo, Uruguay, landed in Johannesburg and headed to watch their team clash with Korea Republic in the city. They both said their experience so far had been “outstanding”.“This is the best birthday present anyone could ask for,” said Juan, who is travelling with his father in celebration of his 16th birthday. “When I think of South Africa, I think of Cape Town or Johannesburg – I didn’t even know about Port Elizabeth until recently, but this is a place I will keep in my memory forever.”Cecil, 55, an entrepreneur, said: “We never heard of Nelson Mandela Bay before. But we had to come here because our team was playing. Now, after we have seen the beautiful beaches and the relaxed lifestyle, we will definitely come back.“I am going to bring my wife and daughter to see this beautiful city.”A lasting impactAlthough Uruguay beat Korea Republic 2-1, the fans were all in agreement that the city in which the clash took place is going to leave a lasting impact.Korean fan Jung Hin Kim, 33, a Seoul businessman said he enjoyed the pristine natural beauty the city had on offer.“Of course, I went to Addo National Elephant Park and have done the tourist trips in the Eastern Cape, but just walking on the clean, beautiful beaches and looking at the changing colours of the sea here and all the shellfish and mussels on the rocks, those are the simple things I love about Port Elizabeth,” he said.“Also remember that South Koreans are always going to have a special place for Nelson Mandela Bay in their hearts and memories,” added Kim.For Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Zanoxolo Wayile, the tournament has already done so much for the city.‘We are very happy’“We are very happy with what has happened so far,” said Wayile. “I have not received any complaints from anyone in the city. Everybody is very happy. It has been a great success.“This is the first time we as a city are hosting a tournament of this magnitude, and we have managed to rise to the occasion in terms of transport, accommodation and organisation.”Wayile also encouraged those who have visited the city to go home and tell their friends and family about their experiences.“There have been many negative reports about South Africa regarding crime and infrastructure. And now they know that we have proven ourselves capable.Quality and hospitality“Although we are a developing and emerging economy, we have managed to stage a successful tournament,” said Wayile. “The quality of service and hospitality they have received is testament to that.“We want to say to them, they must go back and be the ambassadors of our city and our country. We would like to welcome them back to our country at any time in any season and visit our beautiful beaches and surrounding areas.”Source: 2010 Fifa World Cup South Africa Organising Committeelast_img read more

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IMSTYLE Imstyle® Synthetic Lace Front Wigs Pink Mix Wig Long Afro Kinky Curly Style For Cosplay Drag Queen : AMAZING❤❤❤❤❤

first_imgImstyle® Synthetic Lace Front Wigs Pink Mix White Wig Long Afro Kinky Curly Style For Cosplay Drag QueenNATURAL HAIR STYLE: LONG PINK LACE FRONT WIG’s hairstyle born by our best wig fashion trend in time, shows natural and real, with unique originality. Unbelievably versatile- Beautiful Color, natural curvature, and turn heads with your impressive curls, braids, ponytails, and any other hairstyle you want.HIGH QUALITY SYNTHETIC MATERIAL: LACE FRONT SYNTHETIC WIGS are produced with heat resistant synthetic fiber hair. For natural looking, passes through the unremitting endeavor, we made this synthetic hair infinitely close to human hair. Synthetic hair can be dyed with many amazing colors that human hair can’t do. This wig is heat friendly synthetic fiber so you can permed or styled it as you want (under 320F).HAIR FEATURES: Soft and Comfortable Touch- when you finger touched this hair you can believe it so soft as your own hair. 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I’ve worn this wig about 10 times for many many hours at a time and it has not gotten matted and the curls have stayed perfectly in tact.  very realistic and came in the post quickly. Everyone thought it was my real hair. Just be careful and take care as it tangles easily. Amazing wig fits great and the hairline is so realistic got lots of compliments wearing it. Have had it re styled and it’s hold every style i have had it in. Okay so i have been wearing wigs for almost 5 years so i know a good wig when i see one so believe me when i tell you that this wig is in the top 2 favourite wigs i ownthis wig has such a lovely soft lace and thick hair line , the fibers are super soft and do not tangle easily. This wig is also super easy to style in terms of its hair part and in terms of straightening as you only need a very low heat . 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This wig i love the colour and style to go out with wouldn’t wear this wig everyday as it would get matted at the back and it is heavy. SummaryReviewer Nathalie DuboisReview Date2019-04-13 23:28:43Reviewed Item Imstyle® Synthetic Lace Front Wigs Pink Mix White Wig Long Afro Kinky Curly Style For Cosplay Drag QueenRating 4.7 / 5  stars, based on  31  reviewscenter_img Stunning I didn’t review tape which is stated in the description of the order. Other than that the wig is beautiful. Beautiful, but goes frizzy so quickly and the lace is so dark it’s visible :/. I don’t normally write reviews but just had to on this. This was my first buy of a front lace wig , very impressed , the wig was as advertised, nice and thick , arrived quickly , would definitely buy again. Worth every penny good quality 👌love it. INCREDIBLE!!last_img read more

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Deep-Set Brickmold Trim for ‘Innie’ Windows

first_img This article is only available to GBA Prime Members If you install flanged windows on the exterior side of a sheathed 2×4 or 2×6 wall, and you then install exterior rigid foam, you end up with an “innie” window. Innie windows work well. Before you can install furring strips and siding over the exterior rigid foam, though, you need to come up with exterior trim details (sometimes called “exterior jamb extensions”).Anyone installing innie windows needs to install weather-resistant (and waterproof) details to trim the exterior jambs, the exterior head, and the wide exterior sill. This isn’t impossible, but it’s fussy work that is rarely detailed well. Some builders use solid PVC trim (cellular PVC like Azek); some builders use copper flashing. Almost all builders who come up with site-built details like this end up using peel-and-stick flashing for the tricky spots, covered with some type of durable material to hide the peel-and-stick.During a recent visit to the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) in Fairbanks, Alaska, I saw a wall mockup that displayed an intriguing new way to trim innie windows. Ryan Tinsley, a research scientist at the CCHRC, explained that the trim system was developed (and is now sold) by Northerm Windows of Whitehorse, Yukon. (Capital Glass in Anchorage, Alaska, is a U.S. distributor of Northerm Windows.)One architect who specifies the detail is John Berg of Stantec, an architectural firm in Whitehorse, Yukon. I called Berg on the phone and asked about the use of deep-set brickmold.  “We struggled for at least twenty years with these window details, as more and more insulation was installed on the exterior of the structure and our walls got thicker,” Berg told me.This window mockup at the Cold Climate Housing Research Center shows cutaway versions of vinyl components sold by Northerm Windows. The photo is taken from… Start Free Trial Already a member? Log incenter_img Sign up for a free trial and get instant access to this article as well as GBA’s complete library of premium articles and construction details.last_img read more

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