Posted in February 2012

Can’t get enough of those penguins

Can’t get enough of those penguins

After my previous entry, you’re probably not all that excited about penguins anymore. But I still am, so I’m going to write more about them. The penguins that I visited live near Simons Town, which took about an hour and a half to get to on the train from Cape Town. The train ride was … Continue reading

Almost in Antarctica

Almost in Antarctica

I planned to write a new entry today, and it looks like I’m not going to have time — but I could not wrench myself away from my wi-fi connection without sharing photographic evidence of what I learned yesterday, which is that there are PENGUINS in South Africa. Did everyone else know this (probably yes)? … Continue reading

Welcome to Africa (and my blog)

Welcome to Africa (and my blog)

Today is my third full day in Cape Town, but my very first blog entry. I guess that means I’m already behind, but I prefer to think that I’m just adapting very quickly to African Time. Seriously, though — the Wikipedia article is a little bit critical, but the pace of life really does seem … Continue reading