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After Three Weeks in Accra As I walk towards the bus stop to work on a sunny, hazy morning, I have my first realization that Accra feels familiar. When I get on the school bus and a man gives up … Continue reading
At 5:30 am on Easter Saturday, my eyes fluttered open. I was on the bottom of a bunkbed in my new home. The fan had just stopped. No worries, I thought. The electricity will come back. Accra is hot and … Continue reading
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” It is 4a.m. on summit day. We have been climbing at a 45 degree incline for 3 hours and 45 minutes and the end … Continue reading
Mumbai was not in our original itinerary; circumstances (by this I mean cheaper airfare) forced us to make a stopover in this city. We only had 25 hours to experience the home of Bollywood, but I was excited to be … Continue reading
On May 1st at 8:15 p.m., Accra local time, Trevor was homesick for the first time since we left Toronto four months ago. We were in a movie theatre of all places. And now back to your regular programming.
It has taken me ten years to make it back to Hyderabad. I absolutely loved it on my first visit – everything from being picked up at the airport in an official car complete with the Indian flag (Chachi is … Continue reading
After a month and a half, I have finally arrived home. We arrive in the middle of the night and I am most excited about being picked up at the airport, especially after walking through so many lonely arrival … Continue reading
When we land in Changi Airport and I see that many of the women are my size, I am even more excited about our two day stopover. I’m just starting to get tired of my wardrobe selection, so our timing … Continue reading
Trevor and I watched an amazing movie before we left – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (translation: You Don’t Get Life A Second Time) – where three friends make a life-altering trip to Spain. The scene that I’ve watched six times on … Continue reading