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Life-Lasting Impressions

Today is Wednesday. We are leaving Tanzania tomorrow. Is this real life? I feel like it was just yesterday I was getting off the plane at Kilimanjaro with a group of people who I barely knew, who are now some … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

This is a pretty condensed list of the multitude of lessons I’ve learned here… I’m sure I forgot some. This has been a crazy, amazing, and wild ride, and while it is not over yet, we are beginning to experience … Continue reading

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This weekend, Saturday through Tuesday, we went on SAFARI!!!!! I asked one of our drivers what safari means in swahili… he told me it means safari, just in case you were wondering. Actually though, from someone else, I heard that … Continue reading

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Karibu kwa Afrika!

Today we were welcomed to Africa, and it was beautiful… I LOVE IT, I can’t even. We woke up to the view of beautiful palm and other wonderfully tropical trees and some interesting noises from birds. We had omelets, homemade … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tanzania!

It has absolutely not yet set in that in 12 days I will be leaving for Tanzania! There have been so many other things to take care of for the past few months that I haven’t been able to process … Continue reading

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