Posts Categorized: Garden Route

The Gentle Giants

The majestic and gentle giants of Africa rendered me speechless. Whether we were admiring them from a distance in Kruger or getting hugs on the Garden Route, these astounding creatures beat out bungee jumping as my favorite part of the entire trip. Learning about their extensive memories and relationships made them seem that much more… Read more »

Girl Meats World

Upon coming to South Africa, the biggest thing that I was most excited and nervous for was the introduction to a new cuisine. Being a self-proclaimed “picky eater” I knew it was going to be difficult for me to dive into trying new foods I was completely unfamiliar with. However, meat is a strong component… Read more »

“Winter” Is Coming?

So the other day, I was talking to a few other people in the program about our upcoming trip to the Garden Route (along the southern coast of the country). We were wondering about the weather in that area, and I found myself saying pretty naturally, “Well it’s south of here, so it’s probably a… Read more »

Natural Power

Sejal Shah, Public Health and Development in South Africa, Spring 2014 The past week has been unreal. I jumped off a 216 meter high bridge, rode and fed an elephant, and saw some of the most beautiful scenery South Africa has to offer. Our group definitely enjoyed the week long excursion and all the activities it encompassed… Read more »

One world, different views

Karolina Kielbania, Public Health and Development  in South Africa, Spring 2014   Hey all! WOW, what an absolutely incredible week it has been on the Garden Route. I could spend hours talking about the various fun things we did such as BUNGEE JUMPING, canoeing, interacting with elephants and ostriches, zip-lining, cave exploring etc… but I’ll spare everyone the… Read more »