Africa

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Robben Island, a Unique Landscape with a Dark History

This past month, I had the distinct and unique pleasure of getting to be one of a handful of people to live on an island filled with history and mystery. Robben Island, a small island off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa somehow encompasses a multitude of wild sceneries. What do I mean? Well,…
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My Time on the South African Penguin Project

I’ve found that people don’t often give scientists enough credit… in certain areas, that is. While their stereotype is that of someone who is unathletic, I actually find that field work is quite difficult and completely disproves that theory. While conducing field work, you’re usually going in and out of difficult terrain, climbing, crawling, and…
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The Strangest Tourist Attractions Found in South Africa

A typical trip to South Africa involves safaris and hiking adventures. Or, perhaps, you’d love to visit the bustling international market that is Cape Town. It’s important to note, however, that this country has much more to offer than just its amazing wildlife and markets. To be specific, it also has exotic cuisines and a…
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The Strangest Places to Visit in Africa

Africa is known for its stunning wildlife and magnificent landscapes. When one thinks of traveling to Africa, a safari is likely one of the first things on their mind. However, there is more to Africa than just wildlife excursions. Aside from that, you can also visit strange tourist destinations if you’re looking for an experience…
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