Author: Kimberleesheldon

One Week Post Africa

It’s almost been an entire week since I arrived back in the US from Tanzania. Although, I’ve been taking my melatonin in an attempt to get my sleep schedule back on track, I’m still waking up early. On the plus, this means I’ve hit the gym a lot more than … Read more 

A Safari Adventure – lessons in sustainability in the most unexpected places

For the last few days of our trip in Africa our group had a choice of locations for some brief R&R – we could head to the Serengeti on Safari or relax on the beach in Zanzibar. Although the beach looked beautiful, as a childhood fan of nature programs I … Read more 

Rwanda – The Land of a Thousand Hills

Over the course of our Study Tour we will visit 3 countries – South Africa, Rwanda and Tanzania. Each of the countries is in a different phase of growth and each has its own unique challenges. Prior to the trip, the country I was most intrigued to visit was Rwanda. … Read more 

My First Trip to Africa

Tomorrow I will be on a plane headed to Johannesburg. It’s with a mix of excitement and trepidation that I approach this journey. I’ve never been to Sub Saharan Africa before although, it is a place I have always dreamed of visiting. I decided to apply to take part in … Read more