Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Boo I am pooped! Woke up early (but not hungover), got breakfast and went to class. We did an ice breaker so I definitely know everyone’s name. Our class was boring but will learn a lot I hope. It’s just in a  lounge in the hotel lobby. SOCI/CRUJU: Crime and HIV/AIDS in South Africa is … Continue reading Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 – South Africa

Today was a full day. Woke up early for breakfast then jumped on the bus for a tour of Pretoria (the town we’re staying in). It’s a BEAUTIFUL place. Big, rich houses (the white people), old Black communities, mountains, hills…ugh just beautiful! I took lots of pictures and had a good time. I started to … Continue reading Tuesday, January 6, 2009 – South Africa

January 4, 2009 – South Africa

Today I left the U.S. It felt wrong. I felt like I should stay, be with my friends and family, specifically [my oldest brother. I watch movies when they say “they would have wanted you to go” but it is COMPLETELY different when it’s your real life. Every time I closed my eyes on the … Continue reading January 4, 2009 – South Africa

Journal Entries

One of the reasons I felt so secure about writing a blog is that I have been journaling about my travels for quite a while. Now I haven’t journaled for every trip I’ve taken but for the most part I have some great memories, feelings, fears, etc written out in a book not to be … Continue reading Journal Entries