Final blog from Africa!

On July 19, woke up into a cool morning on our last day in Africa. We packed up our tents, took showers, and packed up our bags. During breakfast, Morgan spread a ton of Nutella on his hot-crossed bun while James appreciated the tiny marshmallows in his cereal. Hannah ate bananas. We loaded into the […]

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Kayaking at the Beach!

Update from student Andy: We woke up at 6:00 a.m. and took the van from St. Lucia to Durban where we went to the beach. At the beach we went kayaking, and James and Mattie struggled to keep up with everyone and Samson made Andy do all the paddling, even though he claimed he didn’t. […]

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First Hippos, then Dance Party! 

Update from student Luc: We woke up at 8:30 am. The people that woke up included; me, Morgan, Andy, James, Amelia, Mattie, KT, Hannah and Noa. Then all of those people went shopping in town. Then they all went to the boardwalk and to the beach to explore the vegetated sand dunes. We formed a […]

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Community Service Day!

Update from student Hannah: Today was the 18th day of our epic Africa trip. We woke up at 7:15 and had delicious pancakes for breakfast. Afterwards, we packed up our tents and bags and left for our full day of community service at a community center. When we arrived we were greeted by Theo and […]

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Safari Sunrise

Update from student Mattie: Today was our 17th day in Africa. We all had an early morning starting our day at 5:05 am for our sunrise safari. We split up into trucks and set out for our last land safari of the trip. We saw rhinos, wort hogs, zebras, and giraffes. We then went back […]

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Last Day in Mozambique

Update from student James: Our last morning in Mozambique started at the wonderful wake up time of 5:30 in hopes to catch the sunrise. Jannie took us to one of the only operating lighthouse in Mozambique to get the best view, the trek up was strenuous, but well worth it. We got the road at […]

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The Yeehaw Champion

Update from student Noa: Today was our 15th day of our Epic Africa adventure. Most of us had an interesting start to our day when monkeys broke into our kitchen that is adjacent to Izzy, Samson, Amelia, KT, Noa, Mattie, and Hannah’s rooms. Andy was the first to notice since he was already up at […]

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Hitting the beach and the waves!

Update from student Morgan: Today was our 15th day and it was packed with fun activities. We started off the day bright and early with a delicious crepe breakfast that Brandon whipped up, then we made our way to the beach. At the beach, Candace and Dylan gave us surf lessons, and Mattie caught the […]

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A Day at the Beach!

Update from student Andy Lin: Today we woke up at 7:30 a.m. in the Gala-Gala resort. We went to breakfast, a traditional South Africa meal of mince on toast. Mattie thought it was so good that she went for thirds. After breakfast we took a ride up to the beach where we boarded a boat […]

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Exploring Kozi Lakes

From Amelia: We are 11 days in on the trip, and we have become super close. We had a full day of water activities today. The day started off on a boat cruise in the Kosi Lakes. Jannie, Andy, Izzy, Hannah, and I all sat in the front of the boat dipping our feet in […]

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