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September 20, 2018

Whaling on Pico island in the Azores was important for the economy of the island. The Azores are a little string of islands in the middle of the Atlantic ocean created by volcanic eruptions so that the islands are steep. The ocean depths are perfect for deep sea-creatu...

July 24, 2018

While we were in Cape Town, we visited Robben Island. It was an island that was used to hold political prisoners during the apartheid era from 1948-1994.  The island was also used as a leper colony in the mid 1800’s and it also functioned as a medium security criminal...

June 3, 2018

The Himba people of Damaraland are one of several indigenous peoples of Namibia who still live a traditional way of life. They are semi-nomadic. We went to visit a Himba village which I found quite interesting.

The Himba have a very distinct look. First of all, they wea...

April 16, 2018

In Pichelemu, Chile, my favorite activity was surfing! Here there are waves all year around, so tons of people come to surf. We went surfing two times with stupendous waves!

The first time we went, we had a quick warm-up and then the instructor taught us how t...

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