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Trip: Starting a school

There are [10] stories from my trip: Starting a school


Giving in to the "nothing"

USA | Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | Views [239] | Comments [3]

  Yesterday, I asked Frank what he was doing today, Sunday. He just looked at me and said “It’s Sunday”. As if that was supposed to answer my question. And I guess, ultimately it did. Nothing happens here on Sunday. Many shops ... Read more >


The Founding Mothers...

USA | Saturday, 21 Sep 2013 | Views [314] | Comments [2]

    I lay in bed waiting until the last minute before I have to get up. The roosters woke me up long ago, along with the smell of burning. Always the smell of burning. Everyone burns their trash here and I feel like that smell has permeated ... Read more >


Catharsis and what comes after...

USA | Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | Views [304] | Comments [2]

“Because when we are all dust and teeth and kicked-up bits of skin- when we’re dancing with our own skeletons- our words might be all that’s left of us.” ~ Alexandra Fuller from Scribbling the Cat, travels with an African soldier ... Read more >


Full Moon

USA | Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | Views [270] | Comments [1]

  What would you do with no phone, no tv, no internet, no bar or restaurant, knowing it’s not safe to go out at night unless accompanied by a local you trust? Since there’s no way to call that local because you happened to purchase ... Read more >


Week one down

USA | Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | Views [255]

So. Much. Rice. I probably won’t eat rice for a while when I’m back home! One week down, two to go. I’ve had a bit of writers block it seems the last few days. Or maybe I just hadn’t taken the time to sit down and do it. ... Read more >


A welcomed guest

USA | Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | Views [750] | Comments [7]

    I’m enjoying my first ever sugar cane, straight from the cane. It was a gift from Frank’s uncle who I met in Urru village where his bibi (grandma) lives. He chopped it down for us as we made our way out of the trees to ... Read more >

Tags: africa, children, education, nonprofit


Adventures into Moshi town

TANZANIA | Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | Views [435] | Comments [4]

Where oh where is my benadryl anti-itch spray??? The mosquitos are incredibly sneaky little buggers and thankfully they’ve only discovered my feet. But I had purchased some spray, so I was prepared! If only I could find it… I was supposed ... Read more >


It's perfect.

TANZANIA | Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | Views [458] | Comments [4]

There is something quite comforting about sleeping under a mosquito net. I almost want to have one on my bed back home, even though I might see one mosquito a year. My cats would have a time of getting all tangled in it though, so probably not a good ... Read more >

Tags: education, nonprofit, volunteering


I'm back!

USA | Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | Views [370]

Everyone outside is speaking in Swahili. Roosters and crickets are singing their songs. A cow is mooing every 30 seconds and I spot baby monkeys playing in the trees outside my window. Where am I? Oh….right.   I’m here. I finally ... Read more >


Photos: Moshi 2013

TANZANIA | Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery

My second trip. A new story.
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