Lions and Teachers and Blogs- Oh My! July 5th 2011 Well, we are officially in Cape Town now! Work is in full swing, but life is comfortably less hectic than it was when we hit the ground running in the Eastern Cape.
On our way out of town on Saturday, we drove to The Lion Park. A little black sign on the side of the road with a dangerously sharp hairpin turn to go into a driveway of someone’s farm property. We paid our entrance fee of about $5 ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town » De Waterkant 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
When I graduated from University in December 2004, with my Master's and Bachelor's Degree, I decided that I wasn't ready to settle into a lifetime job in the U.S.A. Instead, I went to an International School Job Fair, and am now traveling the world, one International School at a time! I speak English, French, and Dutch, have learned Italian while living in Switzerland, and can't wait to pick up more languages along the way. I teach Upper Elementary Grades, and love working with children. I'm using this site as a way to stay connected with friends and family both from home, and that I've m... full info