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Staying with a Local Host Family in St. Lucia

Traveling through the Caribbean is not cheap, especially if you’re looking for accommodation. It might be cheap by some standards, but by backpacker standards everything can be a bit pricey. 583 more words


Thoughts on my plans for the summer.

I am genuinely scared about the summer. As you all know, I shall be living with a host family in a country where I don’t speak the language of. 480 more words

My Idiotic Life

The Application Process Pt. 2

Get ready

During the winter and spring EF held two getting-ready-meetings, where I got more information and got more prepared for what lies ahead of me, my year. 275 more words


Who Needs an Oral Historian When There's YouTube, Man?

 “If you want to kill a proud man, supply his everyday need; in the long run you will make him a slave.” -Kocc Barma Fall… 1,808 more words


Enjoy the Slow

I actually wrote this post about a month ago, so while some of the details are outdated it’s still worth sharing!

Now I’ve almost been in the Peace Corps for one full year (9 months in Bernal) and that means it’s almost time for me to take my first trip home in a year! 751 more words

Peace Corps

coming home...

Obviously, June 23rd, 2015, was full of ups and downs. It was exciting, nerve-wracking, heartbreaking or even neutral, stupid or insane, if the brain didn’t have the energy to think anymore. 76 more words


"It's Like Your Dog Died.."

I probably had the biggest scare of my life the other day and I don’t think I have cried so hard since I arrived in Italy. 1,099 more words