Some combination of everything in Namibia dying from drought and ‘Africa’ by Toto has given me a romantic notion about rain here.
Category: Peace Corps Life
The Peace Corps requirements, conferences, and other bureaucratic things.
Gardening like a moss involves moving heavy stumps, perseverance, and murderous thoughts towards bunny rabbits
Many people have posited Namibia to be the one of the safest places in the world in the event of a Zombie apocalypse. Given the incredibly low population density, I was inclined to agree. Until now…
I get a kick out of cheesy phrases, stupid jokes, and clichés. Nobody else in Namibia understands why I think it’s hilarious to name the health club Live Love Laugh.
Being halfway through something with such a definitive start and end brings you into a state of acute self awareness.
As a white woman alone in Namibia, I expected harassment would be part of my life. But that expectation didn’t make it any easier to experience.
‘Location’ is the word used to describe the neighborhoods where black people were confined to during Apartheid.
I decided my first time living in a semi-arid desert climate was a good time to start a garden.
One of the first things we learned in training was how to hand wash clothes.
Cooking classes on preparing healthy meals was one of the first programs I ran here at the hospital.