Tag: Fall 2017

  • 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 […]

  • MV World Odyssey arrives in Vietnam

    At 12:00 hours on Tuesday, November 14, the MV World Odyssey reached Ho Chi Minh City, the capital city of Vietnam and where students will start exploring the sixth port […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers serve village in India

    Most Fall 2017 Voyagers made it to the Taj Mahal while traveling in India, thanks to different field programs options that all, at one point during the six-day stay in […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyager from Cuba finds community

    For Colorado State University sophomore Marcos Perez, the Fall 2017 Voyage around the world has helped him find a sense of community he thought he had left behind—and rekindled a […]

  • Experience Guides Executive Dean Tom Jelke

    Dr. Tom Jelke, Executive Dean of the Fall 2017 Voyage is a seasoned Semester at Sea veteran. Jelke first set sail in the Summer of 2002, and the current Fall Voyage […]

  • Paddling with Penguins in South Africa

    Boulders Beach, the famous hub for penguins in South Africa, was the location of the Fall 2017 “Penguin Paddle” field program. Voyagers were able to sea kayak while learning about […]

  • Multiracial and Decolonial Feminisms in Ghana

    Little man of independence. Little women of independence. I bid you well, because red is your freedom in the dirt you step upon. While in Tema, Ghana, Dr. Abena Busia […]

  • Fall 2017 celebrates Founder’s Day

    Semester at Sea’s Fall 2017 voyage, along with the rest of the Semester at Sea community, came together to celebrate the program’s 54th anniversary this weekend. On October 22, 1963, […]

  • Highlights from South Africa

    From safaris to local art to school visits, a look back on the many enriching experiences voyagers had in South Africa.

  • 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, […]

  • Mallorca and Permaculture

    Mallorca, a beautiful island off the coast of Spain, was the site of the recent “Permaculture in Palma de Mallorca” field program. Fall 2017 Voyagers traveled throughout the island to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers celebrate Neptune Day

    The MV World Odyssey passed the equator Sunday, October 1st, and that means that voyagers officially graduated from Pollywogs to Shellbacks during Monday’s Neptune Day celebration! Because the Fall 2017 […]

  • Grappling with Globalization in Ghana

    In Ghana, internationally recognizable products are advertised on billboards that tower over street vendors selling plantain chips to passing cars. Mitsubishi dealerships nestle next to pockmarked roads, and luxury condos […]


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