T.I.A One week in and we are now settling into the African ways of life. Freezing cold showers: 8, car breakdowns: 2, dormitory buildings in process: 1, Screams ( resulting from bugs, lizards, cold showers… main culprit is miss Katie and lucia…too many to count). After Izzi and Charlie missed their flight we all… Read More


Hola! I’m Emma, I’ve finished my A-levels and just started my gap yah! I’ve already visited the religious community of Taize, France and been on a summer school with BIMM, the university I want to go to in 2014. So far I’ve met some really great people, and I’m really looking forward to meeting some… Read More


We started our penultimate week in South Africa with a long game drive on Monday morning where we saw a impala that had been trapped in a snare, in that area we then saw a lot of snares that had not yet caught anything so we informed the rangers who came along to remove them… Read More


Hello from Venezuela! We are still having a lovely time and enjoying the tropical weather! On Monday we moved to the inland town of  Caripe. The mountainous region is famed for it´s Guccucaro Cave (no idea how it´s spelt!), and it´s coffee. It´s rained hard here today but it has given us all the opportunity… Read More


Having undergone a gruelling 12 hour car journey, I’m happy to say that we’ve arrived safely in Daar es Salaam! (With the exception of our kilj teammates, who still have their descent ahead of them). We spent a large part of our last week in Arusha at a Masai village, where we got to experience… Read More


  Howdy blog buddies! Herein lies the last installment of an Africazz blog. For one little Africazz (that’s me by the way, donning my new nickname) is off to partake in a little independent travel and volunteering at the Lion Park in Johannesburg before sadly leaving for good old blighty soon. All good things must… Read More


After a whole day on the beach on Sunday we all felt wonderfully refreshed to finish what we’d started at Goba! Our remaining tasks were to lay down the two top layers on the classroom floors- making them suitable for use. After 2 days of hard work, and of course some help from our volunteer… Read More