Category Archives: Indian Culture

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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Life & Death Between Chai

Tonight we saw an incredible photography exhibition at the Factory Cafe.  It was called “Life & Death Between Chai”, and it featured the works of three Durban photographers – Gareth Bright, Caitlin Smith, and Kevin Goss-Ross – who documented the … Continue reading

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Gateway to Surfing, Skating, Shopping, and More!

Today I visited my first mall in South Africa.  Now, normally the shopping mall is not high on my priority list of must-see sights in a new city.  However, the Gateway Theatre of Shopping is rather unique in that it is … Continue reading

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