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 once again from a plane! I apologize in advance if this entry is a little addled and poorly written, my brain is running on 5 hours of sleep over the past 52 hours, so it is not operating at its peak efficiency. I am on the 10 hour flight to Cape Town after spending … Continue reading Pre-Arrival to South Africa #2: Paris