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The Best Way To Spend 10 days In South Africa!

If you’re interested in travelling to South Africa or if you’re already in it and you’d like to explore the cultural diversity that lies at the earth of this rainbow nation – here’s the best way to spend ten days in this awe-aspiring country. 375 more words

Cape Town Event

South Africa's Story of Struggle and Strength

On Friday, Seth and I went to Soweto with Father Rafael and his two altar servers to learn about the history of South Africa. It was an absolutely life changing experience. 530 more words

the girl who saved the king of Sweden [book review]

When visiting a bookstore in Florence last month, during our short trip to Tuscany, I came upon this book with enough of a funny cover and enough of a funny title (possibly capitalising on the similarity with… 269 more words


South Africa: a country of contradictions?

I recently visited Johannesburg and Pretoria, along with some rural villages, and the country has a fascinating political and cultural landscape. The country remains divided… yet diverse. 215 more words

Day 169-A Glimpse of History at Mandela's House


Walking through 8115 Vilakazi Street is like taking a stroll through history. Home to Nelson Mandela from 1946 to 1962, the building has been well-preserved and now known as the Nelson Mandela National Museum. 115 more words


June 16 – Youth Day

Last week was Youth Day in South Africa. YAGM Alum Emily D. writes about her memories of being in Soweto, South Africa, on Youth Day in 2014. 548 more words