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Today has been a very emotional day for me. I can’t help but reflect on the time I’ve spent in Tanzania. All the ups and downs. The frustrations that ended in laughter. The growth (mentally and physically… hah). All the wonderful people I’ve gotten to know on my journey here. Asante sana, Tanzania. A piece…

Africa, Tanzania

Asante Sana Tanzania

I’ll miss the colors. Everywhere you turn in Tanzania you’ll find a rainbow of kangas and kitenges, whether they are being worn as garments or baby carriers or thrown over a clothes line to dry. I’ll miss being constantly impressed by the new things I see women balancing on their heads. I’ll miss being referred…

Tanzania

The Things I’ll Miss…

Last weekend finally felt like Christmas. I was beyond stoked to be able to return to The Baobab Home, an orphanage I visited when I first came to Tanzania. The purpose for our visit was to do a little volunteer work that we’ve been promising/meaning to do forever, and also to deliver toys from the…

Africa, Tanzania, Travels

Toys for Tots at The Baobab Home

Today marks one year since my family of three said our goodbyes to friends, family, and everything that was familiar to us and embarked on our journey to Africa. I remember anxiously sitting in the airport, and then plane (and then another couple of airports and another couple of planes) wondering what our new life…

Tanzania

Tanzania, One Year Later

Today marks one year since my family of three said our goodbyes to friends, family, and everything that was familiar to us and embarked on our journey to Africa. I remember anxiously sitting in the airport, and then plane (and then another couple of airports and another couple of planes) wondering what our new life…

Tanzania

Tanzania, One Year Later