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Goals for 2016 + New YouTube Channel!

Tobela ditshomi!

Before I get started with this post I wanted to let you know about my new YouTube channel! If you wanna check it out, I recently uploaded two videos about my life here in South Africa ;) I don't know how often I'll be about to upload due to the Internet sitch (in that it doesn't exist), but I'll do what I can. Check out my channel here or visit youtube.com/morganleestoner.

December 31st marked the end of 2015, and January 22nd marked my first full year living in South Africa! What better way to commemorate those two huge milestones than with a post about my goals for the year to come? (Originally I was going to include highlights from 2015, but I figured you could go back and read previous blog posts haha)

2015 was truly an incredible year. When I look back on the last 12 months, the things that stick out the most are obviously Peace Corps, and South Africa, but in reality, Peace Corps is just a job, and South Africa is just a place. What has made the …

Christmas in Cape Town

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Dumelang Ditshomi!
(I’m upping my game in the New Year… ditshomi means friends :P)

Boy was my trip to Cape Town quite the chaotic whirlwind. I honestly don’t know where to begin (nor how much I should be sharing on social media...), so I’m just gonna type this up travel-guide style and hope for the best.

Where did we go: Cape Town (Stellenbosch and Simon's Town), Western Cape, South Africa

When did we go: 23 December – 2 January, aka summer time. It was hot as balls and crowded AF because it was peak tourist season, but I liked spending NYE in a big city with lots goin' on.

Who did I go with: Cathy, Chenoa, and Austin from my cohort. Jane and Ndu joined us on the 30th.


Where did we stay: Zebra Crossing on New Church St. (walking distance to Long Street which is the tourist/party area). R210/p/n

What did we do:
Wednesday, December 23: We flew into Cape Town and our first stop was a Mexican restaurant, obviously.


Thursday, December 24: We were originally supposed to cage dive but it …