Robbery

Hey there loyal readers, I want to begin by apologizing for my temporary leave of absence. Things here in South Africa have been pretty hectic. I was unsure if I should write this blog post, but I realized that my role as student blogger is to share my experience with you, and I would be…

Orientation Week

After anticipating and awaiting the beginning of SIT, it has fully begun and is in full swing. The past few months of Facebook stalking my fellow classmates was over, as we arrived in waves from various parts of the world. Last week was our jam-packed orientation. We initially stayed in Off the Wall Backpackers in…

Hopes, Fears and Expectations

Sitting in the classroom in Rondebosch, I was certain I would be sharing my hopes, fears and expectations for this program with all of you. By the end, I realized I’d written a list of goals for myself in the next 15 weeks. I found the notion of expectations problematic, for our high expectations are…

London to Cape Town

My journey began at Newark International Airport and ended upon arrival in Cape Town after 33 hours of travel. Luckily, I had a sixteen hour layover in London, which was the perfect excuse to get a new stamp on my passport and get out of the airport. My summer roommate, Cassie, from my joint Yahel-Onward…