Semester at Sea students spent the day at the City of Refuge children's home, Ghana.
This orphanage and School cares for trafficked, orphaned or abandoned children. The home was built in 2007 and provides child care, education, recreation, spiritual fulfillment and a nurturing environment for children in need.
Learn more at: http://www.cityofrefugeoutreach.com
Video: Spencer Weiner/ Semester at Sea
Institute for Shipboard Education | Semester at Sea Fall 2011 Voyage
Institute for Shipboard Education/Semester at Sea slideshow/blog post while on assignment Fall 2011 Voyage of Semester at Sea
Nongeni, the Rhino & the Cannibal_HD
At the heart of the Semester At Sea experience is the reciprocity that comes from actually meeting the people in each country as opposed to seeing them as tourists. These are the paraphrased words of Professor Michael Williams who is teaching theater classes aboard the MV Explorer for the Fall 2011 Voyage. This piece drives right to the heart of that sentiment and is a lasting answer to the question, “Why Semester at Sea?”
Semester at Sea slideshow/blog post while on assignment Fall 2011 Voyage of Semester at Sea
Amazing India, a place in the world where lucid dreams and reality coexist. The smells, the colors, the faces... more than 1.2 billion faces, See a small sample of what Semester at Sea voyagers experienced during the Fall 2011 voyage.
“The simple and astonishing truth about India and Indian people is that when you go there, and deal with them, your heart always guides you more wisely than your head. There’s nowhere else in the world where that’s quite so true.”
From the novel Shantaram (“A Man of God’s Peace”), written by Gregory David Roberts,