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Magic Night

The crowd rolled slowly, the nervous laughter was apparent on all of our Globetrotters faces. I think it hit home when they started seeing the posters around town advertising their performance at CMDA (Casterbridge Music Development Academy). CMDA is an…

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Angels Hope

Angels Hope is a small orphanage run by Mary and her husband Presto who use their retirement funds to provide for a group of orphans, 4-16 years of age. The funding had been provided to build a new wing but…

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Bushbabies

The next morning we headed for Kruger, a seven hour drive from Joburg, on the way we stopped to take in the beautiful vista from the Blyde River Canyon. It was like an artist had come through and painted the…

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Peddling in Soweto

Our flight touched back down in Johannesburg, as we headed for our next location, Lebo Backpackers Lodge, a quaint little lodge positioned in the largest township in Africa, Sweto. The township has come a long way since the early days…

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Buy A Donkey

We learned some Afrikaan today, ”buy a donkey” which means thank you very much. I’m sure I’m butchering the spelling but it is an easy and a comical way to communicate with the locals, as you tell them to buy…

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Masaai Mara

If you were watching 60 Minutes last week you saw a segment on how the Great Migration in Kenya. The only place on earth where you can see a mass migration of land animals. There used to be many migrations…

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My Lovely Homestay

Post by Shatora Blackwell It all started when we was at the community center in Siyathuthuka helping kids who were orphans. We gave them peanut butter sandwiches, oranges, chips, juice and of course de-worming pills. It felt great being there…

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