Zandberg Country House
Travel Blogs from Somerset West
... have been along the French Riviera. We passed yacht clubs and fabulous homes hugging the mountain side and surfing beaches. What a surprise to find African penguins nurturing their chicks, playing in the ocean, on the rocks and the sandy beaches. And also ostriches......... After a delicious grilled fish lunch, we were very impressed by the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, originally the private garden of Cecil Rhodes who collected species from all over the world before his ...
... from going over the edge. It would only happen in South Africa. See photos. In the evening we ventured to long street for the first time this was the hub of activity during the word cup when it was here. Found a British and Irish bar. Beer is so cheap here it's ridiculous. Dinner was ate at mama Africa's, traditional african food accompanied by African music utterly awesome. Miss you guys but not looking forward to coming home ...
Well today was a beautiful day! We had a little reflection meeting this morning to look back at our week to see what we learned and how we felt about what we have see so far.
After our lecture, we ventured to upper campus that was SO beautifully perched up on the side of the mountain to visit their Campus Bookstore. Very small compared to the bookstores that I am used to but it was cool to see all the fashionable students in their environment.
Once we left the University, ...
... torn apart townships to the beautiful and wealthy beach towns is definitely hard to understand and frustrating for an outsider like me.
Some placement updates – still in love with the kids, I actually missed them this weekend! They’ve definitely warmed up to me and the other girls, which is good but also challenging because now they sometimes misbehave and think they can get away with it (haha). The mamas made sure we know that if they’re misbehaving, ...
... night and I had prepared a quiz, a game and a puzzle for the group. It got quite competitive but was so much fun. After social night, I had a long chat with one of the volunteers about our experience so far. We both had mixed feelings and but some very important lessons/realisations for us to take away. One thought which I would like to share is that, sometimes help is not helpful and also sometimes partial help can be more detrimental than no help at ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet