Global Practice South Africa

Reflecting on my Experiences

It is tough to sum up my experiences in Cape Town. We’ve been back in the states for about a week and it is still hard to believe sometimes I was in South Africa. I used it as an example case study for my final papers, but to then get ...

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Life After South Africa

It has officially been one week since I have been home and I have missed South Africa so much this past week; it is almost crazy how much I miss it. This past week has also been kind of strange for me, since I have been back at my internship ...

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The Pebbles Project

Towards the end of our time in South Africa, we were given the opportunity to visit South Africa’s “wine country”. On this excursion, we visited The Pebbles Project which touched my heart greatly. This one of a kind organization started out as a typical winery, employing farmers (who were typically “colored” ...

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Alternate Perspectives and Reflection

The extra few days I had in South Africa were very informative and allowed me to talk with multiple people about race integration, culture and apartheid. While shopping along Long street one day, I ended up having a wonderful conversation with a gentleman from Zimbabwe who works in a retail ...

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Memory of a Lifetime

It’s been three days since I departed from South Africa and I’ve been thinking about my experience a lot. I’ve had some pretty wild dreams about South Africa and while I’m not sure what they are trying to tell me, I feel they are dreams of reminiscence because the experience ...

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Reflection

Now that I have had some time to reflect on the trip and have had some sleep, several things have come up for me in regards to the tip.  I feel very grateful to have the experience and feel I will be learning from it for quite some time.   One thing ...

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Inverdoorn Game Reserve

On our day off (Thursday, December 3rd), a handful of us took the opportunity to take a day trip to a safari at Inverdoorn Game Reserve. I wanted to take the time to upload some pictures and add comments about some of the animals we saw First on my list is ...

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Leaving Cape Town

It has finally come. The day we leave Cape Town. It feels like we were just arrived and it is already time to head back to life and responsibilities in the US. After the wilderness experience, Kat and I had the opportunity to shadow Khungeka and Ayabonga at Afrika Tikkun in ...

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Livin’ in the Wild

I’ve never gone backpacking before and let alone go backpacking in the wilderness. I was definitely not ready for this experience. But I must say that in the end it was rewarding. It had its ups and downs. I can’t post any pictures yet, because they are on my camera ...

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You Can’t Plan Everything

The wilderness was a eye opening experience besides taking me out of my comfort zone. I was very nervous of backpacking for three days, but looking forward to having time outside of the city. I also wanted to prove to myself and others that I can accomplish this portion of the ...

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