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My InstaWeek: Fasting, Feasting

My InstaWeek: Fasting, Feasting

I didn’t take as many Instagram shots as I usually do this week, pulmonologist because most of my days involved working away in solitude followed by absolutely epic iftar feasts at various friends’ and family’s places. Iftar refers to the fast-breaking meal at sunset during Ramadan, and South Africa easily […]

A Rainy — and Inspiring — Morning in a Township

A Rainy — and Inspiring — Morning in a Township

One of the most jarring things about adjusting to life as an American in South Africa is getting used to the intense economic and racial distinctions that are an intrinsic part of society here. I’ll stroll through some neighborhoods and feel convinced I’m in a posh European capital; but then […]