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Ho Bua

During my first few months in Lesotho, I heard something about myself that I never thought I would hear. Several times, I heard Basotho friends explain to others I’d just met, “she’s very quiet.” My family and friends are probably already snorting with laughter. 1,135 more words


At the end of March, I took my first vacation in Lesotho! My friend Hanna and I took a tour of the south, hitting the districts of Mafeteng, Quthing, and Qacha’s Nek. 660 more words

A long long time ago...

Cause everyone else is doing it…

A year ago today I started the hardest, most challenging, testing, mentally exhausting time of my life. I’ve been through an emotional roller coaster and have just about given up and packed my bags multiple times. 422 more words


January: Mozambique and a New Job!

January had a number of highlights! First, to ring in the 2016 we traveled to Mozambique and explored Maputo, having the best fresh fish (Red Snapper) we have ever eaten at the local fish market. 133 more words


Phase III

Some of my friends at home have joked that it seems like I’m constantly telling them that I’m “finally a real Peace Corps Volunteer!” They’re not wrong – in the last 6 months, I’ve made it to quite a few milestones. 931 more words

A busy time!

What a busy week, last week Gareth and Sharon came over to do the monitoring and evaluating visit and it was so lovely to see familiar faces! 967 more words


 Semonkong and Malealea, Lesotho

Bouncing up and down on a friendly and cooperative but overly eager donkey after taking a single shot, joined by four other travellers who did the same with me, I thought: What in the world am I getting myself into? 2,231 more words