Tag: Cape Town

  • Langa Township visit holds many lessons for Fall 2017 voyagers

    Fall 2017 Voyagers travelled to Langa Township, a predominantly black community in Cape Town, South Africa. There, they soaked in the mirth and soul of the community through the power […]

  • Tackling Tourism in Cape Town

    During a visit to Langa Township in Cape Town, students found themselves confronted with a question essential to the fabric of Semester at Sea: are voyagers acting as voyeurs, tourists, […]

  • A South African show starring Fall 2017 Voyagers

    Michael Williams, the second Interport Lecturer of the Fall 2017 Voyage, came onboard with something special planned: a performance, for students and by students, that reflected life in South Africa. […]

  • Fall 2017 arrives in South Africa

    The MV World Odyssey arrived in Cape Town early Sunday morning to begin Fall 2017 stay in South Africa. Arrival was pushed back after strong winds slowed down the journey […]

  • Jack Belisle Parent Trip

    Student and mom explore South Africa during Parent Trip

    The MV World Odyssey pulled into beautiful Cape Town, South Africa and I made my way over to the hotel that Semester at Sea had booked for all the students […]

  • Spring 2017 reaches South Africa

    Hello from South Africa! The MV World Odyssey docked in Cape Town at 0630 on Sunday, Mar. 19. Cape Town, a bustling coastal city, is South Africa’s second most populous urban […]

  • Discovering One for One with TOMS Shoes

    TOMS is an internationally known company. Best known for its shoes, the company also sells eyewear, coffee and bags, promising to help a person in need through its One for […]

  • Learning to Forgive: Lessons from South Africa

    Apartheid was a South African system of legalized racial discrimination that ended in 1994, when Nelson Mandela was elected president and subsequently established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In this […]

  • Exploring the Bottom of Pyramid Markets in South Africa

    On the final day the MV Explorer was docked in Cape Town, South Africa professor Susan Muller took her class to visit the vibrant nearby townships. During this rare field […]

  • Popular Music of Cape Town

    For Spring 2015 voyagers, the MV Explorer’s arrival in South Africa coincided with the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. As a part of their field lab, Students in professor Erik […]

  • Finding HOPE in Cape Town

    While seated in deep, cushioned chairs at the Tygerberg Hospital where the prime minister of Germany Angela Merkel once sat listening to the same presentation, SAS students took diligent notes […]

  • South Africa Field Lab: Bush Radio and Cape Times

    You’re tuning in live to Cape Town’s Bush Radio 89.5, pioneer community radio station, dedicated to giving the people a voice since 1993. With a range of local and international […]

  • The Spring 2012 Voyage Says Goodbye

    This semester’s 570 students disembarked this week in San Diego, heading out towards their futures with an international and interconnected outlook on life. The 108th voyage of Semester at Sea has officially come to an end after 105 days, 12 countries, and 25,000 nautical miles around the world.

  • Work of the World

    Travel isn’t sight-seeing. Travel is experiencing. The Spring 2012 itinerary brought students to dozens of cities on 4 different continents in order to see firsthand how life takes place around […]


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