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RWANDA | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By jennpete | Views 
Kigali is starting to make a bit more sense. I've gotten lost about three times in the past two days which just means that I know my way around even that much better now. Luckily Rwanda is a really safe place so I don't have to worry so much about ... Read more >
Tags: africa, kigali, rwanda, volunteering
RWANDA | Wed, 9 Jul 2014 | By jennpete | Views 
This is the official start of my fourth day in Africa. The people and landscape of Rwanda are beautiful so far. It's really lush and mountainous, the perfect contradiction to NYC's noise and tumult. I'm finding myself a bit overwhelmed, which is to be ... Read more >
Tags: africa, jet lag, rwanda
MOZAMBIQUE | Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By jellybean | Views 
The yellowed interior of the dishevelled airport arrivals terminal did nothing to improve our growing concerns. Only an hour ago we had been brimming with excited anticipation as the doors of a small jet opened on Maputo, the capital of exotic ... Read more >
Tags: africa, beaches, diving, on the road, sunsets
KENYA | Mon, 2 Jun 2014 | By joytranae | Views  | Comments 
Hi everybody! We (my cousin, Nakia, and I) arrived in Kenya today around 7am Kenya time. The local time here is 8 hours ahead of Texas time.
The flights were good other than being delayed in D.C. and missing our flight in Doha. Our flights ... Read more >
Tags: africa, kenya, maasai, nairobi
ZIMBABWE | Sat, 3 May 2014 | By sophiew | Views 
When she smiled at me for the first time, my stomach twisted and something rushed up into my throat that made me feel like I was choking. I blinked and realised my eyes were wet. Not the emotion I was hoping for.
'Shap!' she said to me, ... Read more >
Tags: africa, community, education, giving, hope, receiving
USA | Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By audreyjeane | Views 
There is much to be done!
Tags: africa, pre-trip
EGYPT | Tue, 31 Dec 2013 | By home_sweet_holmes | Photo Gallery
Expedition across a snow-covered SaharaSee all 16 photos >>
Tags: africa, cairo, camping, desert, egypt, expedition, hiking, pyramids, trekking, white
NAMIBIA | Thu, 10 Oct 2013 | By extraordinaryexperiences | Views  | Video
They say that you should do one thing each day that scares you. I couldn’t agree more. Or as I like to say, if not scares you, challenges you.
I love putting myself out of my comfort zone. Often. I find that each time I do, ... Read more >
Tags: action, adventure, africa, crash, fun, namibia, sandboarding, sports, swakopmund, travel
RWANDA | Mon, 7 Oct 2013 | By yvonnebooth | Views  | Video
As the plane descended into Kigali I expected the black night to be lit up by a soft orange haze, a mix of dust and exhaust fumes illuminated by street light pollution just like I've seen in most developing country cities that I've visited. I expected ... Read more >
Tags: africa, community, conservation, forest, golden monkey, gorilla, lodge, volcano
NAMIBIA | Mon, 30 Sep 2013 | By extraordinaryexperiences | Views  | Comments  | Video
Earlier this year, Sussan Mourad travelled to Namibia with the World Nomads film crew to explore Namibia. This is her story...
My experience of meeting the beautiful people of the nomadic Namibian Himba Tribe definitely was one of the most extraordinary, ... Read more >
Tags: africa, beauty, culture, dancing, just go, namibia, transformation, travel, tribes
TANZANIA | Sun, 29 Sep 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views 
I'm used to looking up at mountains, wondering if I'll ever feel energetic enough to climb them. However in a dull afternoon, I unexpectedly found myself at the top of one without any effort. And the highest mountain in Africa, no less.
The flight ... Read more >
Tags: africa, flight, mount kilimanjaro, mountain, plane, tanzania
USA | Fri, 13 Sep 2013 | By honeyknuckles | Views  | Comments 
I’m enjoying my first ever sugar cane, straight from the cane. It was a gift from Frank’s uncle who I met in Urru village where his bibi (grandma) lives. He chopped it down for us as we made our way out of the trees to ... Read more >
Tags: africa, children, education, nonprofit
INDIA | Sat, 7 Sep 2013 | By ladyc | Views 
“But you said.....?”
Three little words that have never been uttered to me in India
In India talk is light, colourful and frivolous , like cappuccino froth, party balloons and washing up bubbles. Chatter is jovial, a pastime and a sport, ... Read more >
Tags: africa, culture, delhi, flirting, india, somaliland, tradition, women
AUSTRALIA | Sun, 25 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views  | Comments 
Sunday 25th August Dubai/ Nairobi
I had a 5 hour wait in Dubai Airport. For those of you who have never transitted through Dubai, it is a seething mass of humanity. Despite their new 3rd terminal there is a huge number of people and a bit of ... Read more >
Tags: africa, airport, dubai, harare, nairobi, visa
SOUTH AFRICA | Mon, 12 Aug 2013 | By joytranae | Views  | Comments 
I'm experiencing so much that journaling once a week isn't possible, so I'll be posting 3 times a week.
This past weekend was great. Here they celebrate Women's Day (which I love) so all of the schools were closed on Friday.... Read more >
Tags: africa, children, mandela, robben island, school, south africa, sunrise, tour
SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 8 Aug 2013 | By joytranae | Views  | Comments 
This trip has been amazing so far. I'm volunteering with an organization called Dreams to Reality. The organization benefits children and families who live in the local townships. The township is a very poor area that consists of shanties. Shanties ... Read more >
Tags: africa, capetown, cold, muizenberg, rain, south africa, teach, volunteer, wet, winter
UGANDA | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By although_poverty | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry
My name is Sarit saliman, i'm from Israel, I really love to travel the world, almost every year I'm going to photographs in other countries, I traveled to Africa Uganda, Cappadocia Turkey, Romania, Georgia, Greece.
I enjoy the colors and smells, to know ... Read more >See all 5 photos >>
Tags: africa, child, children, joy, nature, photography, poverty, third world, traveling, trip visit
NAMIBIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By subranu | Views 
How can one visit a place in Africa and not love it? It is highly impossible and even if it is, I would probably assume that that one person is insane.
My visit to Namibia was a short one, literally. I was there for 4 days, but ... Read more >
Tags: africa, beach, namibia, photography, sea, swakopmund, tourism, travel, walvis bay, windhoek
MALAWI | Sat, 29 Jun 2013 | By sabahsjourney | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry
I study BA Media Communication at London University of the Arts. I have a strong bond with photography.
Whenever I decide to capture something, I strongly believe that the focus is BEAUTIFUL. Although I'm not a professional, this belief has gained me ... Read more >See all 5 photos >>
Tags: adventure, africa, children, communities, culture, excitement, malawi, people, third-world, world
SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By vvone | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry
I'm Eve, from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since I can remember, I always fantasize to capture moments with just the blink of my eyes. With the passing of the years, I learned to do this with a camera, and then... never stop.
This scholarship puts together ... Read more >See all 5 photos >>
Tags: africa, afro, corn, dog, farm, karen blixen, mpumalanga, scholarship, southafrica, wild
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