Category Archives: life lessons

Highlights of Ethiopia: We’re the Students

Ethiopia is an fascinating country, steeped in history, with friendly people and unbelievable scenery. Unfortunately, the internet connections there leave a lot to be desired; hence, this blog is severely overdue. Of course, we have returned home (?) and are … Continue reading

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Viewer Discretion Advised

The reason for coming to Africa was pretty simple: we were going to do a safari. We had hoped to see the annual wildebeest migration of over one million animals, but we were treated with many great shows. We made our way from … Continue reading

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Africa: Mishaps, Misadventures, and Mayhem

Mishaps After several months of what I would consider careful photo management, I not-so-carefully managed to erase two weeks worth of Tanzania pictures. How could you have done something so stupid, Brooke? you might be asking. And I would tell … Continue reading

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FAQs

  Before we left for this big adventure, my friends asked me a lot of really good questions that I suspect others wanted to ask, but held back. For instance: 1) How will you wash your clothes? 2) Where will … Continue reading

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Fits Like a Glove (For Half of the Travelling Party)

A trip to Vietnam can not be complete without a several day stopover in Hoi An, which seems to be the capital of ‘made to measure’ clothing. Well, maybe not several days, as one day could do. The longer you … Continue reading

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