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Lasting Impressions

As much as I love sleeping in my own bed again, I still wake up every morning disappointed to find that I am not in Tanzania anymore. The time that we were there flew by and before we all knew … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned

This trip has taught me so much. When I think of my time here, three groups of people who have taught me sometime come to mind: my students, the people and the teachers. My students.. oh where do I start? … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro

We woke up Saturday morning and of course it was raining. I was already kind of dreading this day and the thought of hiking in the rain wasn’t making me any more excited. I love spending time outdoors and exploring, … Continue reading

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First Impressions

When we arrived at Kilimanjaro it was dark and it still had not hit me that we were actually in Africa. We headed to the Outpost, moved into our rooms, and went to bed. When we woke up Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tanzania!

About a year and a half ago I sat in class and listened to a group of girls give a presentation about their trip to Tanzania. I had always known that I wanted to study abroad, but I never knew … Continue reading

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