Building a pole for the WiFi project

Building a pole for the WiFi project

After a couple of weeks of no writing, no long stories for today about my experiences in South Africa. Today we are going to build a pole for the WiFi project and place the pole on the roof of Plastic Rebuilders. If we have time we will also be placing the WiFi...
Day 6 – day 9: my first ‘real’ week

Day 6 – day 9: my first ‘real’ week

I noticed it’s again a couple of days ago since the last entry, this time a digest of last week. The week started with a sort of startup day, I planned to begin to teach an employee of the organisation. I already learned that in South Africa a lot of things...
Day 5: visiting a church

Day 5: visiting a church

Today I went to a church. In The Netherlands I’m not going to church. In the last couple of years I’ve only been sometimes to the church during Christmas. The church I went to today is a mixed church, it isn’t only for the coloured, whites or blacks....
Day 4: Addo Elephant National Park

Day 4: Addo Elephant National Park

After a fun evening yesterday, for today a trip to the Addo Elephant National Park just outside of Port Elizabeth. My roommate suggested to go there when I arrived, so for today it searching for animals in the park. When arriving at Addo we needed to get tickets and...
Day 3: Trip to the townships

Day 3: Trip to the townships

Today was really interesting, I got a tour across the townships and I learned more about the various South African cultures. It amazes me that the society is still divided by different ethnic groups because of the apartheid. Although everyone should be equal you still...