Category Archives: Cuisine

Lessons From Shiva, Science Fiction, and Sangria

After bidding an emotional farewell to the adorable children at Edith Benson, we took a final day excursion to the Shree Ambalavaanar Alayam Temple, the first public Hindu temple established in Africa.  We were welcomed to this beautiful temple by … Continue reading

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Bonne Bastille!

Wow, this has certainly been a holiday to remember!  Today I went on a full-day tour of the Cape Winelands, and what better day to enjoy exquisite food and wine than on Bastille Day?  I was pleasantly surprised to learn … Continue reading

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Cape Town, We Have Arrived!

After a short flight, I have finally arrived in the Western Cape!  Even though we have only been here for less than a full day, we have already seen a number of fantastic sights.  Our first stop was to the … Continue reading

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A South African July Fourth

July Fourth may be a quintessentially American holiday, but that did not stop us from celebrating here in South Africa!  Our advisors hosted a wonderful celebration for us, complete with delicious food hot off the grill and red, white, and … Continue reading

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Adapting to the Kiff Lifestyle

Durban is known for its laid-back atmosphere and year-long balmy weather that continually attracts the young and old alike.  Whether you’re a surfer, skater, golfer, or simply a beach bum, you are bound to find happiness in the leisurely lifestyle … Continue reading

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Shark Frenzies and Havana Nights

It’s no secret that sharks are of a special interest to South Africa.  Tourists and locals alike can participate in shark cage diving excursions, while the Natal Sharks Board has been known for its controversial use of shark nets to protect swimmers … Continue reading

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The Mighty Moses Mabhida and Florida Road: Round 2

Today we visited the famous Moses Mabhida Stadium, where thousands of people from around the world gathered for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.  We rode up the massive 344 ft. tall arch to the viewing platform at the top, where we … Continue reading

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