Taking off on the plane to Beijing was a strange feeling: I’d been in Mongolia for over a year and it was so surreal to be leaving, just for a while, for a new view in a different country and culture. 1,505 more words
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The journey back was long, exhausting, and emotionally draining. Saying goodbye to familiar support networks, good beer, green chili, and delivery pizza was a challenge. 1,089 more words
If you find yourself in the middle of the path of your life, and you lost your way… cut yourself a slice of Bologna.
If, per chance, your heart has also been broken by a Peace Corps Volunteer to the South African nation of Lesotho, whose hurried departure stung no less than the irony of having once loved someone who dares to medicate his Peter Pan Syndrome by flaunting what’s left of his white hair.. 26 more words
Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:
Name: Alba Arana
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Alma Mater: Mount Saint Mary’s University, Sociology, 2015… 386 more words