Robben Island is known as a symbol of the triumph of human spirit over adversity. The name ‘robben’ is derived from the Dutch word for seal, as seals and birds were the only life that the Dutch encountered when the island was discovered in 1652… [click to read more]
Robben Island tour is scheduled for day seven of the program. Students will tour the prison island. Then the group will have dinner and talk with a former political prisoner & prison guard and spend the night on Robben Island in a dorm at one of the old governor houses.