Brian in South Africa

Brian Fennig, a lecturer in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, is traveling to South Africa in summer 2010: “Robben Island, Table Mountain, vineyards, car-jacking baboons, beauty, poverty, racial division and unity; not to mention the multitude of nations coming for the 2010 World Cup Soccer Finals. This is Cape Town, South Africa, and I’ll be sharing my travel experiences with you this summer.”

Lessons of travel

I'm camped at the airport in Amsterdam. After 12 hours on the plane and a six-hour layover ahead of me, I'm happy to find an unglamorous space to spread out and write the final blog entry. The Cup is winding down and most of the teams have gone home. I'm proud of the U.S. effort. Starting the tournament against England was no easy task, and they did well. It's too bad they made such a quick exit after the first round, but they did make it out of their group in first place. Ghana had the sharper game in the round of 16, but I'm happy for the African countries; they made a much better showing than most had predicted. [...]

2011-06-29T20:18:58+00:00 July 5th, 2010|Brian in South Africa|

Bound for Cape Town

Brian Fennig, a lecturer in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, is traveling to South Africa in summer 2010: "Robben Island, Table Mountain, vineyards, car-jacking baboons, beauty, poverty, racial division and unity; not to mention the multitude of nations coming for the 2010 World Cup Soccer Finals. This is Cape Town, South Africa, and I'll be sharing my travel experiences with you this summer."

2013-07-16T18:22:42+00:00 June 10th, 2010|Brian in South Africa|