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Visited Maguga Dam Monday, June 3 Read more

Our first full day…

As we all retire to our different guest cottages spread out across an old sugar plantation with the eyes of impalas reflected in our flashlights beams, I am thinking that everyone is having the same thoughts...missing home, but loving Africa...and oh by the way, sore as heck because we climbed a dam. Every single one of us, climbed a dam. That's the group--all for one and one for all! And this is why I enjoy them so much! ... Read more

Let’s Do This “Dam” Thing

Class 10 toured Maguga Dam today. We also had the chance to challenge ourselves physically by climbing way too many steps from the under belly of the Dam's hydro-electric power plant to the top (over 100 meters)! Read more

Good Morning Swaziland

Today begins our first major day of programming--everyone is in good spirits and enjoying their time in Africa. Lots of good insights about their perceptions were shared last night. The beauty of this country is amazing--as are the people. Read more

South African “Frame” of Mind

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Carrying the flag!

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Hello Africa!

After one of the craziest travel days--we all made it (along with our luggage) to South Africa. We were greeted by our local guide and also one of my best friends from grad school who lives and works here in Africa. We are staying in a hotel next to the airport so everyone can shower, eat and relax after an extraordinarily long travel day. We got on the plane last night in Atlanta in the dark and arrived here ... Read more

By the hair of our chiny, chin, chin!!

After a very long day in the Orlando airport and a very quick sprint through the Atlanta airport--we are on board! Next stop South Africa!! Read more

And we’re not off….

Sooooo...you can plan, and plan, and plan some more....but the only thing I haven't been able to figure how to control is the weather. With that, we boarded our flight to Atlanta and then were told that Atlanta is closed. Closed. No flights in or out. So they let folks off the plane. A few remained. And even some are taking advantage of the quiet time for a nap. Hopefully we'll take off soon...let's get this trip started! Read more

Should I say more?

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