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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Iliso Care Society

This Monday I was fortunate to visit the Iliso Care Society, a small non-proffit organization run by Vivian Zilo out of her home in Khyelitsha’s Site C. Her efforts were truly inspiring. The organization operates with the help of several volunteers who make meals five days a week, providing food for TB patients, HIV/AIDS victims, […]

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Bastille Day

For Bastille Day, I went to the South African villiage of Frenchoek. They had a fun little festival, combining the traditional French food and wine celebrations one would expect for Bastille Day, with some unique South African faces. Here are two of my favorite from the day.

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Even though I travel to the townships nearly everyday, it has been amazingly difficult to take pictures there. These places should be quite safe, but I need to be very aware of what I am doing. Certain rules tend to apply: such as always walking with someone from the community who people know, and of […]

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Road Trip

I recently took a break from my clinic work to take a road trip along the Garden Route, a long stretch of road that runs along South Africa’s southern coast. I was fully exposed to some of South Africa’s most diverse langscapes, from mountains, to wide open plains, to beautiful seashore. Here’s are some of […]

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