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20 UT students | 6 weeks in South Africa

our invaluable Coordinator and Student Assistant at SU, Jan Willem van der Westhuizen and Margot Van Den Bergh our clever Teaching Assistant Jane our intrepid Professor Dr. Freeland-Graves and her wonderful husband Dr. Graves and, of course, all of the adventurous students for their enthusiasm, professionalism, photographs and for making this trip so successful -Annie, Mary Alice, Devon, Anna, Erin L., Maham, Erin T., Ellen, Jean, Carol, Kathryn, Mandy, Saundra, Kristin, Patricia, Rachel, Jackie, Jacklyn, Amanda and Alissa Book compiled by Martha J. Berry

International Nutrition in South Africa 2012

A very big thanks to...

Stellenbosch University | Concordia and Academia | Orientation at Oude Werf Hotel and tour of Stellenbosch | Strand Beach and Gordon’s Bay | Lectures from Nutrition faculty at Tygerburg Health Science campus | South Africa’s Political History course | Tour of Superspar market | Dinner at Moyo Spier | Sasol Art Museum | History of Western Cape food at La Motte winery | Xhosa cuisine lesson at Eziko restaurant in Langa Township | Tours of Kayamandi, Khayelitsha and Zwelethemba Townships | Hermanus Bay | Victoria and Albert Waterfront | Robben Island Prison | District 6 Museum | Castle of Good Hope | The Company’s Gardens | Bo-Kaap and Signal Hill | Iziko Museum | Fourth of July celebration | Hiking Coetzenburg trail on the slopes of the Stellenbosch Mountains| Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens | Mnandi Beach | Simonstown | Boulders Bay | Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope | The Africa Cafe | Peninsula School Feeding Association | St. Joseph’s Home for chronically ill children | Jordan Restaurant | Garden Route | Mossel Baai | Knysna | Tenikwa Wildcat Sanctuary | Crags Elephant Sanctuary | Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary | Wild Spirit Lodge and Khoinania Farm | La Motte, Glenelly, Dieu Donne, Boschendal, Groot Constantia and Vergelegan Wineries | Franschhoek Bastille Day Food and Wine Festival | Coetzenburg Mountain hike | Table Mountain (Tafelberg) and Lion’s Head (Leeuwen Kop) | Tremisana Lodge | Kruger National Park Safari | Blyde River Canyon

International Nutrition in South Africa 2012 Dr. Jeanne Freeland-Graves


International Nutrition in South Africa 2012

International Nutrition in South Africa 2012 Dr. Jeanne Freeland-Graves


The University of Texas at Austin

Kruger National Park

University of Stellenbosch


This page: Arrival at Stellenbosch University | SU library off Rooiplein (Red Square) | Statue of SU benefactor Mr. Jan Marais | Academia dorms | “Coloured prayers� art piece | Church from Kerk Strasse Right: Jan Willem, our Coordinator at SU | Guest Lectures from Lisanne de Plessis and Professor Milla McLachlan | Tour of Bishop Lavis Community Health Center | Class with Dr. Freeland-Graves


Student trip to Strand Beach and Gordon’s Bay


This page: Welcome Dinner at Moyo on the Spier Wine Estate Left: Students go behind the scenes of Super Spar grocery and make observations of differences between US and South African food products. Highlights include zebra pate and edible waterblommetjie.


Previous pages : Table Mountain and Lion’s head These pages: Stellenbosch is located in the beautiful Winelands of South Africa. Our students learned about the wine culture of Western Cape by visiting local wineries. | Lecture on Western Cape food history by Hetta van Deventer.


Left: Hike up Coetzenburg trail on the slopes of the Stellenbosch Mountains overlooking the town This page: (Clockwise from top left) Stellenbosch vineyards | malaria prevention bracelet | friends from SU | South Africa rand (currency) | carved ostrich egg light | lights of South Africa | beaded lions | July 4th celebration | khakis | Robot traffic light | Mary Alice and our driver/ Afrikaans teacher Faried | plane arrival


Left: The Company’s Gardens and Castle of Good Hope This page: V&A Waterfront


District Six Museum | Robben Island prison and Nelson Mandela’s cell


Bo-Kaap, the Cape Malay Quarter on Signal Hill


Left: Traditional Xhosa culinary lesson and lunch at Eziko restaurant in Langa Township This page: African Penguins at Boulder’s Beach


Visit to St. Joseph’s Home for chronically ill children


Kayamandi, Zwelethemba and Khayelitsha townships


This page: Trying out the wonderful and delicious food offerings across the country Right: Exploring the Cape Peninsula - Hermanus | Simonstown | Cape Point | Cape of Good Hope


This page: The Garden Route and Plettenberg Bay | Wild Spirit Lodge on the Khoinania Farm | Mossel Baai | Knysna | Tenikwa Wildcat Sanctuary | Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary | Crags Elephant Sanctuary Right: Great White Shark diving in Gansbaai


Previous, current and following pages: Safari in Kruger National Park includes “Big Five� animals - Lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo | Blyde River Canyon


Baie dankie, South Africa (thank you, South Africa)  

Nutritional sciences students from The University of Texas at Austin travelled to South Africa. This is just some of what they experienced.

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