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“IN THE LIFE OF CARPE DIEM”
(UGANDA BLOG #10, WEEK 12)
Six months later and the mind is still eager to discover and learn more…
If you want to live… Read More
This has been the fastest year of my life. I honestly can’t believe it’s coming to an end after I’ve been thinking about this year since my junior year of… Read More
Hot dirt brushes along steaming pavement, dogs pant, sweaty children play, the devious sun beats relentlessly down on anything brave enough not to seek shade. I hide out in the… Read More
Five incredible weeks at Foxes’ NGO, and I’m still not sure exactly what label to give the organization where I’m working – besides “NGO”. It’s non-governmental, sure, but it’s a… Read More
I hadn’t been to school in quite a while, so I figured that it was about time to head back for a little bit. 😉 And the past two weeks… Read More
Hello world and welcome to another post of the cool side of the blog. your host Valiant Val!
As you know, and actually as you probably don’t know Valencio is… Read More
Project Bona Fide. Permaculture farm on a volcano, on an island, in a lake, in the heart of the tropics. Imagine one of those early fly over scenes from Jurassic… Read More
Giddy from down unda’!
It’s been six weeks since I arrived in Bunbury, Western Australia, (aka “The Dolphin City”), and I can’t believe how fast the time is passing.
I’ve… Read More
My past month in Morocco has been a blast to say the least. Instead of giving a summary of the past four and a half weeks, I have chosen to… Read More
I flew in to Cali, Colombia, and was greeted by the 96 degree embrace of the Equatorial city. A taxi took me through the city, past the numerous monuments to… Read More
I can’t believe it’s been a month since I stepped off the plane into Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. It felt so much different than four months prior when I… Read More
Hi friends. So while most everyone is out in what seems like the middle of nowhere, I am over here chilling and living the city life in Buenos Aires, Argentina.… Read More
Odds are Jay wears a bra at dinner at the Murai
Odds are Ben wades through a murky pond at Sheila’s farm
Odds are I wear a tiger hat around… Read More
My time in Fiji has been something out of a story book. I went into the village stay expecting to be sick the entire time. I was pleasantly surprised by… Read More
Imagine, 11 students and 2 leaders piled in a bus with all of our belongings, bouncing along with every bump of the gravel road below us. That is how we… Read More
This past week was our second week living in the rural Fijian village of Nasolo. After completing our community service project of revamping their community hall, we had four days… Read More
This past week was an interesting one. It was the week of our free travel where the students are able to decide where they want to stay for the duration… Read More
*Hola padres, hermanos, primos, abuelos, amigos, y algún otras personas!
Oh my gatos… it has already felt like some crazy hot weeks that we’ve spent together, but it has only… Read More
Abriendo Mentes could not be a more appropriate name for this organization. Translated as “opening minds”, perhaps the long-term goal of this non-profit is to engrain in these small communities… Read More
What does it mean to be alive?
All around this vast earth, every human and every culture asks this question. The diversity of languages, religions, traditions, stories, and artwork is… Read More