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First order of the day today was to dig out a saw so that Moreno could lop the corner of one of their cupboard doors off – they had designed the furniture back at home and sent the AutoCAD diagrams off to someone in South Africa and it hadn’t quite come out the way they’d planned.   304 more words


Hereros by Sergio Guerra

I’m back from my travels, very happy and very grateful to have had such an amazing trip. You know those times when everything is just perfect? 256 more words

Community Service

Branntwein, Bibeln und Bananen

Stadtrundgang zu Hamburgs Kolonialgeschichte: vom Rathaus über den Hafenrand bis zum Bismarck-Denkmal am 26. August um 17 Uhr. Keine andere Stadt in Deutschland hat von der europäischen Kolonialexpansion so stark profitiert wie Hamburg.  115 more words

A Birthday Perspective

Experiences like the one I’m currently living don’t come by often in a life, and sometimes, for many, they never do. We aren’t all given the opportunity or presented with the circumstances that allow us to pick up, leave our life and serve in a place so foreign that many of us might need to look at a map just to see where our new neighborhood will be. 538 more words

Pre-Service Training

On the road in Namibia - Etosha nationalpark, Cheetah farm and Spitzkoppe

Day 349 – Okavango to Rundu

The road to the border was a long straight road with a lot of potholes. We were lurched from our seats several times whilst passing small villages. 1,512 more words