First Week in PE February 7th 2008 I've been here for a week now, exploring the city, and getting settled and ready to start classes on the 11th. Today I was supposed to register, but found out that the few classes I had preselected back home are not being offered this year. I'm now waiting to hear back from someone in the sociology department whether there will be any similar classes offered.
Yesterday a group of international ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Port Elizabeth After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more