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Sept. 6, 2014 My time in South Africa has allowed me to see and interact with animals I had only previously seen in books or at zoos. And of course, I encountered a few species in grocery store meat counters … Continue reading
Sept. 1, 2014 In the U.S., people who flee New England snow in the winter for Florida are nicknamed snowbirds. But in South Africa, where snow is rare, I witnessed a different type of snowbird: the ones who flock … Continue reading
August 27-28, 2014 Municipal employees who face sporadic paydays, black and white residents who still don’t have running water and township folks who are fed up with the failure to deliver on a 20-year-old promise of housing converged on City Hall … Continue reading
August 27, 2014 The Makana Municipality decided to provide Rhodes University and Grahamstown folk with a blast from the past with a running water outage starting last weekend. So let’s count this as Day 5 of the shutdown due to electronic pumping … Continue reading
August 14, 2014 My second trip to Addo Elephant National Park proved to live up to all my expectations. To find the elephants, you can’t go too early or too late, especially in winter.
August 14, 2014 While seeing elephants was the No. 1 aim of my trip to Addo Elephant National Park, about a 100-minute drive from Grahamstown, I knew that the park also featured some of the other big five African game … Continue reading