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The African animal landscape

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When people ask what travelers do when in central or southern Africa, a common response is experience an African safari. Knowing that this may be the only trip to the region for some… Continue reading

T minus two and a half weeks…wait what?

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Where has the time gone? With only two and a half weeks left until our March 3rd departure date, everyone has reached various stages of trip preparation. Some of the students have their… Continue reading

The First Seven

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The March 2012 trip to Rwanda and Tanzania by William Penn University will have ten participants: President Ann Fields, her husband Lanny, Graduate Assistant for International Programs Karolyn Wojtowicz (also a Masters in… Continue reading

The Participant Checklist

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Before participants can begin their packing, there are other things that need to be cleared off of a checklist to participate in our March 2012 trip to Rwanda and Tanzania. Passport. For all… Continue reading

Travel Tips for the Wise

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When travelling internationally, either in a group or on your own, it is important to have a few travel tips to follow. Here are some of the ones that William Penn University is… Continue reading

What is known in week 4?

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Week 4 marks not only the fourth time our trip participants have met as a group but it also marks the halfway point of our meetings before the March 3rd to 14th trip. … Continue reading

Weather woes?

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Not quite – unless it decides to rain a lot! Rwanda is a country that has relatively mild weather the entire year, with temperatures usually staying in the 50-90 degrees Farenheit range. During… Continue reading

Alternative Spring Break

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The middle of Africa is not the first place that is thought of for a spring break trip. Usually spring break locations are places such as Mexico, Miami, Florida, and South Padre, Texas.… Continue reading

The Final 30 Days

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During the final 30 days before our trip’s departure, there is a lot to do! Each participant is working on finishing their required vaccinations and Tanzania visa packets – most of which were… Continue reading

The Travel

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In addition to the weekly meetings before the trip, our group will be meeting one final time on Monday, March 26th, to reflect on our trip experience.  The trip itself will last eleven days, from… Continue reading