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I am so happy to have pushed myself to volunteer in Chile before turning 30. Now, my New Year’s Resolution is to figure out how to utilize what I have learned from my experience teaching abroad to continue to foster my interests in cultures, people, languages, learning, teaching, and giving back.
Hamjambo, Pink Pangea readers. Nadine again. Or, Nadine tena, I should say. Slowly but surely, my Swahili vocabulary is expanding. Anyways, school is out for a holiday this week and I’m relieved of my teaching duties in Kakamega
I’ve spent this fall in Tanzania on the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s “Ecology and Human Origins” study-abroad program. The program has three distinct phases. During the first seven weeks we stayed in Dar es Salaam, living in dorms at the University of Dar es Salaam and taking classes in Swahili, Evolution, Ecology and Research Methods. The second part was the field component, during which we did research projects in and around Tarangire National Park. Now, during the last phase, we’re living with host families back in Dar, taking exams and writing papers
Little else gives me a sense of independence, pride and safety like grasping a city’s public transportation. When I conquer a city’s public transit system, I know I can conquer the city. Even better, I can do so without relying on anyone else and the sooner I can explore a city, the sooner I can
The Island of Ometepe is located on the Pacific side of Nicaragua. It is beautiful, rural, and an ideal spot for the active traveler who likes to hike, bike, or canoe. Ometepe has two active volcanoes, which are the main tourist attractions. With a skilled guide, visitors to the island can hike each volcano