Hi there! If you are wondering why you are getting a notification for a defunct blog, please see the explanation at the beginning of my first Tales from South Africa post. Today's post is quite long and was intended to be my Trip to Botswana, Part 2. However, Part 1 of this story was never … Continue reading Tales from South Africa #2: Out of the Jungle and into the Falls
Hi there! You might find it odd that you are getting pinged now from a travel blog that has been silent for nearly two years, and from a person that is currently residing in the United States. The reason that this is happening is because for the past few years, I have had some blog … Continue reading Tales from South Africa #1: Townships
Preface: Yikes! I am so sorry, this post has taken so much longer to finally publish than I originally expected it to! I wrote a lot of it in the week that these events were happening, but school-work and other commitments really picked up after that week and it has only been now that I … Continue reading South Africa #5: In the grip of Gender-Based Violence
Preliminary note! A lot happens here, so I have a whole bunch of posts that are half-written sitting on my computer that I started writing when the events were more recent. As such, this one is written in a bit more present tense than it actually is (i.e. this event no longer happened “last weekend”; … Continue reading South Africa #4: Lions and Tigers and Whales, Oh My!
Hello again! I had an update from my adventures riding on top of the water, and I now have some stories to share from underneath the water! That’s right, I’m talking about scuba diving! Today was my last day of my scuba diving certification course so I am officially “PADI Open Water SCUBA Certified” now … Continue reading South Africa #3: Dipping below the waves
Hello again! I finally have a bit of time to put out an update, so I’ll do my best. There has been lots to do here so I have been having trouble finding time to write new posts. I have a particularly good story from last Friday, actually. I had just finished registering for classes … Continue reading South Africa #2: Catching the waves of the Cape
Hello from the inside of a plane! I am on my way to Paris, the first leg of my trip to South Africa. Today is the second day in my journey across the world, so I’ll explain what has happened so far. If you only want to hear about what happens when I’m actually in … Continue reading Pre-Arrival to South Africa #1: Seattle