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Travel in Tanzania

Bus trips are definitely interesting here. Whenever you get to a stop the bus is swarmed with people selling snacks through the windows. Men and women have big baskets, plastic bins, or cardboard boxes filled to bursting with snacks and drinks and fruit. 1,139 more words

My Peace Corps Experience

Service Week Twenty-Six [Rambo & Sweet Jesus]

Last night of vacation like ⛺️:

One-sentence summary: U.S. guest stars S&J and myself returned in-tact (theoretically) from our Manu National Park adventure; we can positively confirm there are birds, frogs, bugs, and various other things that eat people; “bridges are stupid”; and still in awe, processing a headcount my army of guardian angels.

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Peace Corps Peru

10 months in.

Well, first and foremost, the fact that I am *almost* 10 months in blows my mind. It feels like I arrived just last week. And at the same time it feels like I’ve been here forever. 1,326 more words

My Peace Corps Experience

Onosa'i is a Virtue

Onosa’i: Patience

The end of November marks the official start of the second half of my service! I cannot believe I’ve been here for 14 months. 886 more words

Peace Corps

Food and Funerals

November 2017

It takes a village to feed a PCV, or so seems to be the mantra of my entire village. I have learned a lot about food and hospitality since I arrived in village and the two are almost impossible to separate. 954 more words

Month 6

November 26, 2018

I am almost done with my sixth month in the Peace Corps. If someone can figure out how that went by so fast, please let me know. 913 more words

Peace Corps

rose apple

Peace Corps snuck into my future plans as quietly & naturally as a wrinkle.

The months leading up to my start of service were an amalgamation of anxiety & excitement & inspiration. 673 more words