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Sean Pollock

How our dream honeymoon in Cape Town has ended with us in quarantine

Sean Pollock


'My wife’s face went white. A local who attended last week’s wedding had coronavirus'

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Business journalist Sean Pollock in Cape Town

Business journalist Sean Pollock in Cape Town

Business journalist Sean Pollock in Cape Town

It was accepting we had finally lost control that hit us the hardest.

Ten days into what was supposed to be the dream honeymoon to the South African metropolis of Cape Town, my wife and I were met with unexpected news; we must enter quarantine.

Our honeymoon was scheduled to coincide with my wife’s friend’s wedding, the unwitting scene of our brush with coronavirus.