Behind The Scenes

The Cape Town Diaries – Part 1

I arrived in beautiful Cape Town, South African after a nearly 30-hour flight from Los Angeles.

 I was able to sleep a lot on the plane, and when I landed, the sun was just rising.

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My friendly driver, Mo, took me straight to a health food store so I could stock up on some essentials.




As soon as I stepped out of my car, I was recognized by some fans who work in a shop nearby, so we took a picture!

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The power of  a film’s reach never ceases to amaze me.

I went back to my hotel and suddenly was hit by an enormous desire to sleep.  The day was just starting in Cape Town, and my body was still 9 hours ahead on L.A. time. So I slept.

 




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20 Comments

  • Reply
    Ruth
    July 14, 2014 at 7:19 am

    OMG, Kimberly is in SA ? that’s so lovely i wrote to her a few months ago(here on the website). this woman is so amazing. Hope you enjoying your stay in our beautiful city. Please visit Johannesburg next time…….

    Love Ruth

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    La Wanda
    July 9, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    I am also thinking of going to Africa. I want to see Victoria Falls i already saw Niagra :0) my only fear is the day of flying for a whole day. I’m hoping your jouney will persuade me.

    I must also say that i love your work. Thank you for sharing your wondeeful gift.

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      Kimberly Elise
      July 12, 2014 at 5:45 pm

      La Wanda,

      Flying for a whole day can be FUN! The scenery, the people you meet, and the the rest you get are well worth the lengthy flight time. Thanks for your support!

      Love, Kimberly

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    §tanley cappucinoactual
    July 9, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    you rock ! say hi to cape town

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    Brenda
    July 9, 2014 at 10:51 am

    You are a classy lady. Taking time to be kind. That I why I’m a fan of yours. Sleep well, stay well.

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    patrick taylor
    July 9, 2014 at 9:49 am

    Thanks so much for sharing your African experience with us. I for one have studied Africa for so long, even in cultural arts. I studied west African music and dance. There is some much to learn yet it always pays to be careful remembering who you really are. Again thanks so much and continue to enjoy your trip.

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    Vonyetta Randall
    July 9, 2014 at 8:12 am

    You seem to have a beautiful spirit:-)

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    Cape Town Diaries – Part 2
    July 9, 2014 at 6:04 am

    […] For Cape Town Diary Entry Part 1, click here… The next day, I headed into 5 hour fitting for the film that I’m here to shoot. With my character having over 30 costume changes,  it was the longest, most extensive fitting I’ve ever had in my whole career! It was exhausting trying on countless clothes; but also incredibly fun to play dress up. […]

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    Theresa Police
    July 8, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    I’m a single 60 year old mother of 6, a preschool tescher for 33 years, just retired in February, a trip to Ghana to voluntrre to work with preschool children for two weeks was a gift to myself for working so hard, but that all cane to an end when I was told I had to travel to Ghana along, wish I could with you, I loved the movie that you was in, The Ties That Binds.I just love you, God Bless you and may he shower you with Favor. Stay safe one day I will make it to Africa. Oh!, by the way I’ve been wearing my natural hair for teo years, loving it, and the many tips.

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    Alyce
    July 8, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Happy you were able to rest.

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    Akeem Phiri
    July 8, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Hi Kimberly. .im writing to you from Australia but im originally from zambia. .I have an 8yrs old daughter who was born in Swaziland but raised her in Capetown. .she is so much into u..she looooovvveees your acting skills but most of all your sense of humor. .her name is TABIA. .we love you so much. .Please update us when you will be visiting Australia. .perth. .much love for you. .

  • Reply
    Denise Barnes
    July 8, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    I love your acting, you are amazing.

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    Joseph Morrison
    July 8, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Every day I pray that I am able to follow a rule someone shared with me.
    “Love, God’s Gift. And Ego, satan’s Curse, Cannot reside in the same House, or Heart at the same Time.” Spend your moments contemplating on the Love God has blessed us to share and keeping Ego out of our Hearts and minds.

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    Geri Jordan
    July 8, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    Hello Kimberly, I look forward to reading more while on your journey visiting Cape Town.

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    Geri Jordan
    July 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Hello Kimberly, I look forward to reading more of your diary while you are in Cape Town. Travel safe and may God Bless

  • Reply
    Ursula Cloete
    July 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    Hi Kimberley,
    Welcome to our beautiful country and to our mother city Cape town.
    I think and believe that you are one of the most amazing actors in the industry. The roles you take on has meaning and you tell the stories that needs to be told. I am a fan but mostly I admire you for staying humble and true to yourself.
    I hope to meet you some day just to have a chat with Kimberley the woman , I know that will be an unforgettable experience.
    Enjoy your stay in Cape town 🙂
    Yours sincerely,
    Ursula

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    Angelique Elliott-Lloyd
    July 8, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    I wish I could see Capetown.

  • Reply
    Aune
    July 8, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Hi Ms kimberly. I love you your movies so much. Looking forward to see you in Namibia

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    Kim Newell
    July 8, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    I’m looking forward to reading the the rest of your story.

  • Reply
    lynn
    July 8, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    you are simply beautiful! I love your spirit and your demeaner! GOD BLESS YOU in all that you do in life, and may he guide you through your daily journies!

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