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Just a hop, skip, and a jump! – Travelling from Toronto, Canada to Sucre, Bolivia

It had been a long few months to get to this point.  People always ask how you’re feeling: Are you nervous to move to a country you don’t know much about? Are you excited to go on a new adventure? … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to Canada (Last weekend in Toronto) – 3 of 3

Normally when I go on a trip, I’m rushing until the last minute trying to finish everything and get all my packing done.  This time we decided to do it a little different, and finish packing the weekend before we … Continue reading

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A 20 hour (across the world) adventure: Toronto to Dhaka

I have been on adventures around the world before, including solo travel.  But every new trip brings its own brand of delightful adventures and stressful challenges.  Last week, I flew to Bangladesh to begin a 6 month journey.  Here’s the … Continue reading

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“So, what you up to next week?” – Leaving for Bangladesh!!

If you had asked me the question “So, what you up to next week?” last week, I would have said “Leaving for Bangladesh!!”  Crazy right?  Not an ordinary answer, and definitely not what I had in mind even 2 months … Continue reading

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We Came, We Talked, We Learned a Ton!

Two of the things that are most important about predep are meeting the other Professional Fellows from across the country, and learning what you need to know to make your placement a success.  When you first find out that you … 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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