South Africa - Maria

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    The experience as a whole went above and beyond any expectations I had. I encourage anyone and every one to challenge themselves and do what I did.
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    Entrance to the Mount Nelson Hotel, one of the nicest hotels in Cape Town.
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    High-tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel.
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    The kitchen of one of the program houses.
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    Statement against Xenophobia by the Scalabrini Refugee Centre of Cape Town. Xenophobia is a big problem in South Africa and culminated in the violent attacks of 2008.
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    Serving drinks at the Scalabrini Centre’s World Refugee Day.
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    Two interns with Pastor John, a former homeless man who now does motivational talks for teens and homeless people.
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    Three ELI interns on their way to Kruger National Park.
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    Two ELI-ers doing a Cheetah encounter in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
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    After a long hike up Lion’s Head in Cape Town, South Africa; Table Mountain in the background.
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    Getting ready to go cage diving in the freezing cold water with Great White Sharks in Gansbaai, South Africa.
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    With a beautiful South African girl while touring the Langa township.
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    Three ELI volunteers spending their free time in South Africa volunteering at the St Josephs Orphanage.

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