Tagged with "study abroad"

8/8/2018

In the news: "I bless the rains down in Africa..."

Prior to coming to Cape Town, myself and others were conflicted about the impact of the water crisis in South Africa. I didn’t know anything other than what mainstream media in the States was broadcasting and an email from the IES program. The news would say, “Severe water crisis in South Africa…Dams nearly drained of fresh water.” So on and so forth. I couldn't help but think, should I really go abroad during this time of crisis?
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The Nizwa Market: almost every photo I took here contains about as much drama as a renaissance painting. It was also a heavily male-dominated space (peep the only woman in the top left wearing an Omani burqa).
7/30/2018

Rubbing elbows with sheikhs

The last couple weeks have consisted of listening to lots of Yemeni and Saudi music (Oman doesn’t have much of a popular music scene) and studying in Ibri. I truly do some deep studying here—what else can you do truly when it’s 115°F out every day and you have no car and no public transit?
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