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Two sides of the coin

I’ve been bragging in my security briefings to new expats and visitors how quiet it has been here – no random shootings and the conflict, while hard to predict what will happen, seems currently to not affect our little village. 1,746 more words

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Two angels fallen off the sky in Peru

“It’s cold,” said Sarah.

“Yeah, that’s how it is in the desert,” said Claire.

They were at a crossroad, in Peru, in the middle of the Altiplano desert, in the middle of the night. 2,521 more words


Half-time huddle

I returned from too brief holidays and jumped back in, though with a bit of sluggishness. The spring to my step has not quite returned. I had shortened my holiday to ensure I was around for the big boss’ visit – but he came early and all I had for my effort was a disjointed and disheartening one hour conversation. 2,483 more words

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Zanzibar Respite

I arrived tired – and late night flights did not help. I worried about long waits for immigration/customs, being used to the painful process in South Sudan. 1,503 more words


Girls, Travel Alone.

Dear Girls of the Universe, I will give you a piece of advice I bet very few people in the world will, especially your fathers. 665 more words


Home...for the holidays

It’s a different world here – in so many ways, including the holidays. Weeks before, we ordered special food for Christmas Eve, the Day and New Years Eve – foods quiet dear here – grapes, smoked salmon, turkeys, cheeses, prosciutto, spirits. 776 more words

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