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Forests Views

Forests- Pădurile

Moldovans are very proud of their parks, forests, and other woodlands. I’ve read that Chișinău is the greenest capital city in Europe in regards to parks and other green space. 198 more words


Hiking in Peshtan

Another weekend, another hike into the mountains surrounding Permet! This time, I joined my friend Koli for a 14-mile trek into the valleys of Peshtan. We explored the surrounding forests, visited an Ottoman bridge, and befriended goats! 1,343 more words
Peace Corps

Faces of Peace Corps Thailand: Andy Anderson

Artwork by Catherine Nightengale, 129 YinD

Andy Anderson

Group 129, TESS

-I have unofficially adopted and named all five dogs that live on my street. 85 more words


Peace Corps 101

As I have gotten a lot of questions from friends and family regarding my role as a volunteer, I wanted to write a quick post to explain more about the Peace Corps, its mission, and what being a Rural Community Health Volunteer in Benin entails. 1,109 more words


The Journey Begins

Well goodness, another blog! I’m guessing this one, like the others, may end up mostly unfinished and under-publicized. But you never know.

This year (2018) I wrote a Bucket List for the first time. 928 more words


Bugs, Books, the Boogeyman and more


Who needs it? Well, I am finding out that I for one do not need it… or as much of it as I thought. Lets just say, this was very much forced learning as I am still alive and thriving on little sleep. 2,218 more words

Brandes Family Takes Cuenca

I know I say this every time, but how has it already been over a month since my last blog post? Volunteers say that the days in Peace Corps go by slowly, but the weeks go fast, and I can definitely relate to that. 851 more words