South Africa PHOTOS!

South Africa PHOTOS!

My South Africa photos are here. Sorry for the long delay! Click on each photo for a description. These include my trips to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Botswana.        ...

Barely African: The IACM Conference in Cape Town

I meant to post this, my critique of the IACM Conference, earlier, but decided to wait until my scholarship finally came. It took three months. It amazed me. To try and become more diverse by awarding such scholarships, but then expect recipients to put up huge sums...

What Southern Africa Meant to Me

Never have I traveled to a place so unprepared. I barely touched any guidebooks. Nor did I look up information online. Few of my friends had ever been to South Africa, and none that I knew of had been to Botswana. I’d been traveling long enough to not trust the...
Seeking True Freedom: Robben Island

Seeking True Freedom: Robben Island

I recently made a pledge – to not visit Tibet until the Dalai Lama, and his followers, Tibetan refugees all around the world – are free to visit Tibet. Despite my love and interest in Tibet and its culture, it was, in my heart, an easy pledge to make. To go to Tibet...