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Remembering we're not ornithologists.

Flying over northern Laos in a small plane you look down on miles and miles of lush mountainous terrain peppered with small villages accessed only by foot. 851 more words


Women Of China Are Women Of Africa

Loved to read that in China a group of African women has created an association that helps Africans back in the continent. Not only this, it also contributes to spread knowledge about African in China. 30 more words


This is What I want to Hear from African Women

The Global Fund for women just shared this picture on Facebook: is an African woman sharing her will and I loved it! Don’t you?


Beyond Words

By the time I reached the Black Lahu village in a mountainous area of N.W Thailand I was a bit ‘languaged out’. I normally put a heavy emphasis on trying to pick up some of the language of the people I’m visiting, partly for enjoyment but mainly because it can make for a more meaningful interaction. 784 more words


Bicycle diaries, Vietnam. Hello from HoaBinh, the Muong cultural centre and the end of the road.

Hello again. HoaBinh is quite a large town, about 75km west of Hanoi, spread out over several square kilometers, and spanning a large river, and the site of the largest hydro-electric dam in SE Asia. 765 more words


The Dragon's Back, the Equal Opportunities Commission, and the Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

On Saturday I met with a few other Fulbrighters to hike in the Shek O Country Park, where a trail known as the Dragon’s Back stretches north and south along the eastern side of Hong Kong Island. 1,171 more words