Category Archives: Abigail Struxness ’13, Namibia

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Hello, Cape Town!

We landed in Cape Town when it was dark, but we could already tell that we were going to be experiencing a much different environment than we had been for the past 4 months. For starters, it was downright cold! … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Namibia!

The last few weeks in Windhoek were spent working on our final projects, trying to bargain for souvenirs, and eating out at restaurants we had always wanted to go to. Our integrative projects were designed to incorporate concepts we had … Continue reading

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Trip to Southern Namibia

Last weekend, CGE took us down south for a long weekend to learn about community-based natural resource management and tourism. We stayed at three different campsites for one night each. After driving about an hour out of Windhoek, the landscape … Continue reading

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Shopping: A Cultural Experience?

While traveling on spring break, I had a few people tell me that by living in Windhoek, I was not experiencing “real Africa.” And when I returned to Windhoek after living in the North and traveling to a few different … Continue reading

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Rural Homestay

I’m back after 3 weeks of traveling! I’m planning on posting a couple blog entries to get you all caught up. In early March, CGE loaded up the van and drove 9 hours to the Northern Omusati region, close to … Continue reading

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Travel Seminar to the Coast

The Center for Global Education (CGE) took us on a long weekend trip to the coast where we visited the towns of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. The car ride (kombi is the name of the 20 seater van we ride … Continue reading

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Katatura Homestay

This past week I have been living with a host family and traveling to the Center only to attend classes. I lucked out and had the most welcoming and energetic family that kept me both perpetually entertained and perpetually learning … Continue reading

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Introducing Namibia

Today, I have officially been in Namibia for two weeks, but it feels like so much longer and Windhoek is starting to feel like a second home. All 16 of us on the program are living and going to school … Continue reading

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