Africa

Malaria with a Side of Friendship

As I ached between my sheets and mosquito net, nibbling papaya that Fatuma had lovingly prepared, I realized food had…
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Battling Hope and Despair Under the Ugandan Sun

When the heat of the sun's rays begged my eyelids to open that first morning on the southern plains of…
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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: The Good, The Bad and The Basics

As I caught my first glimpse of the morning sun surfacing through the clouds and shimmering off the icy peaks of…
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How to Experience Victoria Falls: The Best of Both Sides

Victoria Falls is one of those typical UNESCO World Heritage sites that you can't truly appreciate what all the hype is about…
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Take A Virtual Safari in the Serengeti

 

The Serengeti is a land mass full of excitement, life and mystery. It's a place where you…
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Paradise Comes at a Price: What I learned from 6 months in Tanzania

  Distended bellies, babies with fly covered faces, men with machine guns, naked women with loincloths covering their intimate regions,…
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A Day in the Kibera Slums

 I felt speechless after walking through the Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya. At one point I literally had to put…
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A Day In The Life Of An Expat In Tanzania

The voices of fisherman headed to the lake blend with the cheery chirping of the colorful birds. Geese sing and…
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