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Saying goodbye to Canada (Last week in Ottawa) – 2 of 3

After wrapping up work in Ottawa, we left ourselves exactly 7 days to get everything in order for our big move!  We stopped working on Friday, and on the next Friday our apartment was cleaned out, we had all our … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to Canada (2nd last week in Ottawa) – 1 of 3

Moving is a big job, and there’s always lots to be done. But moving to another country is even more work! Not only did we have to pack all of our suitcases, we also had to move everything else into … Continue reading

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Absolute Essentials – Spending a winter in Nepal

As most of you know, I left Canada unaware that I would be spending a winter in Nepal. I was planning to spend it in Bangladesh, where sandals and perhaps a sweater would suffice. In December, I was given about … Continue reading

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So… did you actually use that huge bag of stuff you brought?

Before I left for Ghana I read an amazing blog about what I would and would not need in Ghana.  However, I found that living in Accra (a large capital city) had different needs than I anticipated… so I thought … Continue reading

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Almost Didn’t Make it to Training!

Friday Morning – 6am I arrive in Toronto on the greyhound, just a few blocks away from my hostel, but I hail a taxi anyway… I’ve brought way too much stuff with me, and I’m exhausted and sweaty.  My taxi … Continue reading

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So much to do, So little time…

Wow, what a crazy last few weeks!.  Between learning all about EWB, planning my vacation, finishing school, and moving to a new house, it seems like I always have a to-do list a mile long.  However, these are all exciting, … Continue reading

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