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Soweto Bicycle Tour

This post was pre-scheduled to publish while we are off on our self-drive safari

While staying in Joburg, we decided to spend some time in Soweto. 813 more words


The other Side of the Coin

The gap between rich and poor in Namibia – at least in Windhoek – is huge. But this is another instance where knowing a local actually gave us a much clearer, first hand picture of the situation. 483 more words

Abandoned power station comes crashing down

NOTE: This article first appeared in The Citizen newspaper on June 26, 2014.

A body was recovered and five injured men suspected of stripping metal and cables from a decommissioned power station, in Orlando, Soweto, were last night rescued several hours after they had been trapped when the building collapsed on them. 479 more words

South Africa

Bright and Early

This past weekend was tiresome to say the least, but very exciting because we were in route to Johannesburg. Saturday morning we were up, surprisingly, at 4am after packing up everything at the manor the night before. 879 more words

South Africa

The state of entrepreneurship in the townships

Township redefined
In South Africa, the term township and location usually refers to the (often underdeveloped) urban living areas that were reserved for non-whites. Townships were usually built on the periphery of towns and cities. 1,103 more words

Feeling at Home

Journal #1, Submission #2
July 15, 2014

When I was an undergraduate student, I participated in two different study abroad experiences. On the first trip, I traveled with one of my closest friends at the time. 993 more words

South Africa



We are Individuals trying to identify themselves within the space and time we live in. This photo series aims at questioning whether we as the people define the land or does the land define us. 40 more words