Morgan Through A Lens

Peace Corps volunteer living and working in rural South Africa. Documenting everything from my daily life, to my HIV-related projects, and my travels through Southern Africa.

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  • 3 Garden Route Activities
    When people visit South Africa they immediately want to see Cape Town and Kruger, and although those are incredible places (I've been to both multiple times), there is so much more to SA. If you plan to visit South Africa, why not try something a little out of the box?The...
  • Staying at nThambo Tree Camp
    nThambo (yes, the 'n' is lower case) Tree Camp is a unique accommodation set within the Greater Kruger area. I had the opportunity to go in early November with my friend, Shelby. Here is everything you need to know about our amazing experience:Getting ThereShelby and I drove from Pretoria (with a...
  • 4 Days in Cape Town
    Last month my friend (and former Peace Corps Volunteer), Shelby, came to visit SA. Aside from forcing her to make a video with me answering common questions about Peace Corps, we travelled all over South Africa. We spent four days in Cape Town, and here are some activities we recommend that...
  • 4 Activities in Port Elizabeth (& St. Francis)
    Port Elizabeth is a small, coastal town in the Eastern Cape, about halfway between Cape Town and Durban. Alex went to secondary school in a town an hour outside PE and his good friend still lives in the area, so why not take a quick trip?We stayed in PE about...
  • 3 Totally Unique Zambian Adventures
    In the past year and a half I've been to Zambia three times (in reality, the first time was only for half a day when I went to Victoria Falls with friends). I was in Zambia for three weeks in December 2016 and again for three weeks this past July,...
  • Peace Corps Secrets
    This is my last blog post about Peace Corps. I finished my service 4.5 months ago, and frankly, I've run out of things to say. However, if there is anything else you want to know, feel free to ask in the comments or send me an email!***I loved my Peace...