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It’s the game nobody wanted to win. PCT Bingo. Peace Corps Trainee Bingo. Squares included “chased by an animal,” “poo in pants,” “poo in a bucket,” “vom and poo.” Basically, lots of GI-related things. It’s only natural for a group of wannabe Peace Corps volunteers to create a game out of the assorted hazards that might befall them while living in rural Ethiopia
Ethiopia is a fascinating country to visit. While travel here may not always be convenient, it holds a variety of tourist sites that can accommodate anyone’s interests. However, one of the largest grievances foreigners traveling and living in Ethiopia have is the harassment
Your wanderlust is bigger than life. You find yourself daydreaming about the Inca trail, the Amazon forest, the European monuments and the tropical beaches of Southeast Asia… but you’re scared to make the first step on your own… I totally get it.
Moroccans tend to invite everyone to join in their families’ and friends’ nuptial bliss. Hospitality is a lovely and inclusive aspect of Moroccan culture, so even if you are visiting for only a week or a month, it is always possible that you will end up at your new best friend’s cousin’s sister’s neighbor’s wedding
One can say that Moldova teeters on the edge of Western civilization, but remnants of its Soviet-ruled past are still visible in daily activities. One issue, which is particularly relevant to my Peace Corps service, is the role of females in society.