Category: Travel & Adventure

How can I live such different lives, and be the same person inside?

If you follow me on Facebook, you'll see that I've been traveling from Lesotho to Paris to California, and I keep asking myself, how can I live such different lives, and be the same person...

Category: Lesotho, Travel & Adventure  |  

Luxury in Ladybrand-Gutsy Living

After six months in Lesotho, I was finally allowed to leave the country, and spend a luxury day in Ladybrand, South Africa. I took one vacation day to cross the border for a haircut, a...

Cultural Differences in Lesotho-Gutsy Living

  I found this sign staring at me as I closed the door in a ladies restroom at the shopping mall in Maseru. I could not resist taking out my camera. The other day, Sister Bernadette, my...

Category: Peace Corps, People, Travel & Adventure  |  

My Weekend Routine in Rural Africa

A friend asked me to explain what my life is like in my rural village in Lesotho, “The Mountain Kingdom” in southern Africa, so I figured I would start with my weekend routine first. It’s nothing...

Category: Peace Corps, People, Travel & Adventure  |  

Getting Rid of the Evil Spirits With My Healer

      There's a famous healer in my village in Lesotho, who can get rid of the evil spirits, and cure anything. People flock to him from all over Lesotho, where I'm serving as a Peace Corps...

I Have No Privacy

When you live in a rural village in Lesotho, southern Africa, you soon realize that everyone knows your business, and that you have no privacy. In the morning, I peek out my door to see if...

Category: Peace Corps, People, Travel & Adventure  |  

Home can be anywhere you choose it to be.

Around 10 a.m., an old blue truck makes it way to the top of the hill, and stops a few feet from my room. It’s Sister Bernadette, the Principal of the Catholic school where I...

Category: Peace Corps, Travel & Adventure  |  

Maliba: Christmas At The Best Resort in Lesotho, Africa

This Christmas, I decided to give myself a gift of love, luxury and to be completely responsible for my own happiness. I admit, I felt sorry for myself, especially without a home to go back to,...

Peace Corps Trainees Finally Get One Day to Relax

Peace Corps Trainees finally get one day to relax, after a week of teaching 3-4 lessons a day, followed by learning Sesotho and practicing for our final language exam....

My Daily Life as a Peace Corps Trainee In Lesotho

Here are the latest updates on my daily life as a Peace Corps trainee. Do you remember how upset I was about my laptop screen not working and my camera SD card having a virus? Well...

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