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Safari and Luxmanda Pictures!

Here are just a few pictures from our Safari in Tarangire and a bit of Luxmanda thrown in.

Featured above is the view of Mt. Hanang from where we work in Luxmanda on a good day. 115 more words

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Tanzania: Life In Luxmanda

Hello everyone! I’m back with the next post for all of you. Now where did we leave off… Ah yes. The luggage situation.

As I stated previously in the last post, when I arrived at the KLM airport after the almost 24 hour long journey, the airlines had conveniently misplaced my baggage. 1,286 more words

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Tanzania: It Began With A Loss

Hello everyone. Before I begin, I would like to post a disclaimer that because I did not have access to internet while in Tanzania, this is more of a recount than anything else. 689 more words

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Kastro Kallithea 2015 Field School Blog nr. 7: Waste not, want not: reuse at Building 10 by Chelsee Newman and Kristen Millions

During our short time at Narthaki working on the Kastro Kallithea archaeological project, it has come to our attention that the Greek people have a particular penchant for two of the “three Rs”: reuse and recycle. 301 more words

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Days Thirty-Four and Thirty-Five: Homeward Bound

I know this post is a little late and I’ve technically been back home for a while, but I’ve had some urgent relaxing to do. This will be the final post describing a specific set of days, but I am still working on two to three more posts about the experience in general so expect a few more installments eventually. 613 more words

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Kastro Kallithea 2015 Field School Blog nr. 6: Footsteps into the Past by Torri Hanson, Jessica Patras and Lindsay Chisholm

Learning at the University of Alberta is an amazing experience! The classes are interesting and the professors are knowledgeable but neither can truly compare to the understanding and experience a student can acquire while at field school. 316 more words

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Days Thirty-Two and Thirty-Three: Backfilling

Thursday and Friday I was on the team of backfillers, so there isn’t a ton to say. But I will nevertheless describe the experience and relate the convict stories (as usual). 997 more words

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