Tag: South Africa

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • History of Hip Hop: A Field Lab

    Take a look at what the History of Hip Hop class experienced during their time in South Africa!

  • A Visit to Hostel 33

    Although a large amount of the Spring 2015 voyage has been spent traveling throughout Asia, our class’ main focus, New Scramble for Africa, has always been about the development of […]

  • 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 […]


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