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I'm not gunna cook it but I'll order it from ZANZIBAR!

(^ten points to whoever knows what that’s from!)

“Hakuna Matata”….that has got to be the most common phrase I heard on Zanzibar island. No one wanted me to worry about anything, and I didn’t! 1,031 more words

Home Sweet Chitima

Site: Chitima

District: Cahora Bassa

Province: Tete

Let’s start with Tete as a whole. One of the westernmost provinces in Moz, it’s separated from the rest of the country by Malawi. 670 more words


What Kind Of People Are These? 

The big day is finally here: Today I am swearing in as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer! The last ten weeks here in country have been a mixture of emotions. 1,024 more words


Wednesday photo: My bosisi

This last weekend I moved out of my training family’s home to prepare for Swearing In. I will write about my family soon, but as a preview, I wanted to share a photo with two of my older bosisi before I got teary-eyed about my departure. 34 more words


Half The Battle

Maybe it’s just that I recently started reading Game of Thrones..but for some reason, a war reference was the only way I could think to properly describe what is going on in my service at the moment. 1,729 more words


Zamlife Updates!

Here I am—5 months since my last blog post. I always had this image of journaling every day and blogging every couple of weeks, but it just has not been happening for me. 2,452 more words

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