A weekend in paradise

Once upon a time, three Peace Corps volunteers from the mato, Mapinhane got to spend a weekend in a private lodge on a beautiful resort island, for free. Advertisements

A weekend in paradise

Once upon a time, three Peace Corps volunteers from the mato, Mapinhane got to spend a weekend in a private lodge on a beautiful resort island, for free.

The tomorrow that finally came

I never thought I would see this day. I am sitting in my living room, sipping chai tea because it’s a tad bit cool, typing up a blog post on my computer, which is plugged into the wall, my wall,

The tomorrow that finally came

I never thought I would see this day. I am sitting in my living room, sipping chai tea because it’s a tad bit cool, typing up a blog post on my computer, which is plugged into the wall, my wall,

Dia de Mulheres

Monday, April 7th was a national holiday here in Mozambique – Dia de Mulheres Moçambicanas, or Mozambican Women’s Day. Let me just say, Mozambican women are definitely something to be celebrated. They are incredible. These women wake up at the crack

Dia de Mulheres

Monday, April 7th was a national holiday here in Mozambique – Dia de Mulheres Moçambicanas, or Mozambican Women’s Day. Let me just say, Mozambican women are definitely something to be celebrated. They are incredible. These women wake up at the crack

The running of the bulls (v 2.0, Mozambique)

Sometimes running in Mozambique feels like a scene in a musical. People wave, smile, give you thumbs up, fist pump in encouragement out of their car window while honking, children chase after you, I’ve even had kisses blown my way.

The running of the bulls (v 2.0, Mozambique)

Sometimes running in Mozambique feels like a scene in a musical. People wave, smile, give you thumbs up, fist pump in encouragement out of their car window while honking, children chase after you, I’ve even had kisses blown my way.

We are together

Here in Mapinhane, sometimes your day ends with a three-hour long teacher’s meeting (in Portuguese) in which nothing is accomplished. Sometimes your day ends with giant praying mantises flying into your dinner. Sometimes your day ends with a neighborhood cat

We are together

Here in Mapinhane, sometimes your day ends with a three-hour long teacher’s meeting (in Portuguese) in which nothing is accomplished. Sometimes your day ends with giant praying mantises flying into your dinner. Sometimes your day ends with a neighborhood cat

Worlds collide

This is the part where I sit staring blankly at my computer for an hour. Eventually I’ll get around to the writing of this blog post, because I like to think I have good things to say. I like to

Worlds collide

This is the part where I sit staring blankly at my computer for an hour. Eventually I’ll get around to the writing of this blog post, because I like to think I have good things to say. I like to

Life goes on

As of late, I have noticed a general life trend: I spend most of my time either waiting for things to happen or looking back on things that already happened. There is something in the future. I am either dreading

Life goes on

As of late, I have noticed a general life trend: I spend most of my time either waiting for things to happen or looking back on things that already happened. There is something in the future. I am either dreading