My time at Mount Camdeboo game reserve was definitely my favorite part of my experience in Africa. The employees at the house were so kind and caring. The facility, as I mentioned in the last post, was super nice. The food, also amazing. The best part of the reserve, though, was of course the animals. … More Africa Adventures: Grace Goes to Mount Camdeboo, Part 2
Yesterday the journalism and photo students boarded the hippie van yet again around 9 am (after loading up on toast and snacks) for another adventure. The drive was about five hours long, but we made several stops along the way to enjoy lunch, fill up the gas tank, purchase more snacks, and allow the photographers … More Africa Adventures: Grace Goes to Mount Camdeboo
We have officially passed the two week mark of my time with Africa Media this June. I’ve spent two weeks making friends from around the world, learning new journalistic techniques, practicing my writing skills, and exploring South Africa. I’ve walked with elephants and cheetahs, I’ve shopped at an African farmers market, I’ve visited the town … More Africa Adventures: Grace Reflects on Her Journey Thus Far
My alarm went off next to my pillow at 6:20 am this morning. It wasn’t the earliest morning I’ve had since my arrival in Africa, but it was indeed a hard one to get up for. The morning air was absolutely freezing, making it pretty painful to get out of the covers. The journalism and … More Africa Adventures: Grace Sees More Animals
Due to one of the program instructors falling ill, we had a weekend day on Friday instead of classes. The activities of the day included a shark and seal adventure, as well as a visit to Tenikwa Wildlife Rehabilitation and Awareness Centre, where we got to take part in the Wild Ways tour. We spent … More Africa Adventures: Grace Walks with Cheetahs
It’s been months since my last post. I originally started this blog for my ASCJ class, but my journalism and blogging career has only just begun. I have found inspiration to return to this blog, my baby, in no other location than South Africa! I have recently begun my internship for Africa Media, a company … More Africa Adventures: Grace Returns!