Celebrate Good Times


Today was the children’s last day of school before summer break. For the next month, the children and teachers will be off. The children who live at the school will wait for government money to arrive at the school, then …

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Buguruni School for the Deaf


This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Audiology in Tanzania:For this week, I thought I would highlight Buguruni School of the Deaf. Every time I go to the school, the day starts with an adventurous walk. From …

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Working in Tanzania


This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Audiology in Tanzania:As some of you know, I am working with a NGO, Sound Seekers, in Tanzania. They are an organization dedicated to helping people with hearing loss in the …

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Surprise (or not) – We’re Heading Back on the Road


As always here at Short and Tall Tales, we like to keep you on your toes.  We have been pretty quiet on our blog recently, for good reason.  We have been planning a surprise leg (for us, and for you) …

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All Roads Lead to Rome, Part I


This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:After a busy few days in Munich, we headed to Rome with our friend, Vin, and her friend and our new friend, Linda. Linda is working in Munich …

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Backpacking the Galapagos, Part 4: Santa Cruz Island


This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Backpacking the Galapagos:The final island we visited was Santa Cruz, the most developed and touristy island of the Galapagos.  The main town, Puerto Ayroa, has plenty of hotels, restaurants, and …

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Backpacking the Galapagos, Part 3: Isabela Island


This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Backpacking the Galapagos:Our journey to Isabela Island started early in the morning. I call it a journey because there is no direct ferry from San Cristobal to Isabel. The trip consists …

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What We Packed, Part 8: Miscellaneous


This is part 8 of an 8 part series about what we packed for our trip and why: Introduction Clothes Gear Electronics Documents Toiletries Medicine Miscellaneous These are just strange group of items that were recommended and could be helpful …

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