Cape Town 2.0: Kayaking, Pier, and Paragliding

Kayaking On Wednesday, we went kayaking in Cape Town. The funny thing about these kayaks was that they were two-seater and had rudders. My dad chose to sit in the back and control the rudder, which put me in the front. During the 2 hours we were kayaking, we saw two penguins and a lot…… Continue reading Cape Town 2.0: Kayaking, Pier, and Paragliding

Thulani and Kruger, South Africa

Arriving in Thulani On Sunday night, after a 6-hour drive, I arrived at a lodge near Bushbuckridge, South Africa, named Thulani. There we met Charline, our cook, Kelvin, our driver for game drives, and Mbuso, our assistant chef. We ate a delicious dinner of pasta and headed to bed. We woke up the following morning…… Continue reading Thulani and Kruger, South Africa

Cradle of Humankind

Wildebeest in the backyard

These past few days, I have been in the Cradle of Humankind. I came there on Thursday, the 11th, 2022. I had no idea where we were going, so I expected something like a hostel. Instead, I was greeted by the sight of a beautiful resort called Cradle Boutique Hotel. Being mid-afternoon, we checked in…… Continue reading Cradle of Humankind

Johannesburg, South Africa


Arriving in Johannesburg, August 7, 2022 I came to Johannesburg yesterday and was surprised at how quickly it grew dark. I had forgotten that South Africa was in the southern hemisphere and that the winters are the northern hemisphere’s summers and vice versa. So it took me a moment to realize why it was so…… Continue reading Johannesburg, South Africa