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Moving In

So I’ve gotten my own place in Tanzania. I will be sharing the house with Joseph, who I’ve been couchsurfing with for the last couple months. The house itself is big and quite nice by Tanzanian standards, but has some

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What I Ate Today

For the folks who have been curious about what I’ve been up to, and being an admitted foodie, I have painstakingly documented what I eat in a average day in Nairobi. The morning usually starts with something like this. Hi-fiber

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The Big City

Last night I arrived in Nairobi, Kenya. This is by far the biggest and busiest city I’ve been to and it has appropriately been called the capitol of East Africa. It is definitely the most dangerous city I’ve been to

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The Pickpocket

This last Sunday I got my wallet stolen. I had finished some shopping in Kariakoo and was walking down a street thick with people. I was feeling apprehensive about my messenger bag which held my two high value items, my

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My Week in Dar

So I’ve had an interesting week in Tanzania’s biggest city, Dar es Salaam. The trip to Dar itself was not uneventful, with the bus breaking down for a couple of hours and a fist fight at the station when we

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Well after two solid, and I mean solid (read 20  hours on a bus), days of travel, I find myself in Dar es Salaam. Can’t wait to get some of the good food that this place is famous for!

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Seeing Malawi

So here I am on the first public computer fast enough to resize photos and make skype calls! What a great opportunity to post an update on what I’ve been up to. So I left Lilongwe on a big bus

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My First Week

Apparently I’ve been sucked into the slow pace of life here and have skipped out on my blogging responsibilities until now. In my defense, this is the first time that I have been on a computer that both has an

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Alive In Malawi

I made it. I didn’t have my camera out on the trip, so no photos yet, but I’ll be sure to take it out after I have a nap.

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Here We Go

So tonight I leave for Malawi. And while this trip has been in the works for a very long time, it still feels like this day has snuck up on me. It has finally started to sink in. I will

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