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.
These budget travel adventures are all affordable on a Peace Corps budget, theoretically. Still working on completing all ten adventures! My favorite ones are the ones with food.
“Aslan was gone. But there was a brightness in the air and on the grass, and a joy in their hearts” – The Horse and His Boy, The Chronicles of Narnia
‘Kind of a Big Dill’ is a series that looks at the food and food culture of Namibia. This post is about meat consumption and the braai, because they’re a big deal here.
An agnostic Peace Corps Volunteer attends a Seventh Day Adventist church. Here’s why.