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, […]
Tag Archives: South Africa
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.
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 […]
So one of my favorite sights thus far have been the penguins. There is just something about the creatures that can melt your heart. They are so incredibly cute, and it’s always a shock to think that I’m hanging with these creatures on a beach in Africa. These birds are awkward on land, but amazingly […]
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 […]
Well, the time is almost at hand. After working all week to finish up with my last few weddings- I’m now on the final home stretch. I’ll be leaving for South Africa this Sunday, stopping off in London to see some friends of mine along the way. I’ll be staying in the Cape Town area […]