Category Archives: Performance

Film Reflections and a Farewell to Amsterdam

Our last Monday in Durban was definitely an eventful one.  After completing our service learning work, we explored the Glenwood Village shopping area for a bit, tried some authentic Indian curry, and finally met later that evening to watch Tsotsi … 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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Indigenous Wildlife and Cultural Traditions in the Valley of 1000 Hills

Today I visited the PheZulu Safari Park, a popular tourist attraction in the stunning Valley of 1000 Hills just outside of Durban.  Not only did we interact with snakes and crocodiles, but we also sat in traditional thatched huts while … 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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An Afternoon at the Museum, an Evening at the Ballet

This was a day of cultural overload!  We spent the afternoon at the Durban City Hall, which houses both the Natural Science Museum and the Durban Art Gallery.  Although the exhibits were rather small, it was a great place to … Continue reading

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