Buguruni School for the Deaf

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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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Stay-cations in Dar

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We’ve now been in Dar for almost 4 weeks, which is hard to believe. Our days have actually gone by reasonably fast, as me and Sara are both working full-time during the day. Life at the convent is pretty comfortable, …

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Adventures Along The Garden Route

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This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series South Africa:After a great day kayaking and hiking around Plettenberg Bay, we drove towards our stop for the night, Mossel Bay. Along the way, we drove over some beautiful mountains …

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Working in Tanzania

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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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First Impressions of Dar Es Salaam

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Dar Es Salaam, the biggest city in Tanzania, is our home until Christmas time. We’ve been here two weeks now, and I wanted to share some our first impressions about the city. As a disclaimer, a lot of these will …

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Driving on the Left, Robberg, and Plettenberg Bay

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This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series South Africa:While the first half of our trip was safaris and city, the second half was a relaxing drive across the southern coast of the western cape, in an area …

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Johannesburg and Soweto Tour

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This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series South Africa:After the long ride back from Kruger and a few hours showering and catching up with the outside world, we booked a full day tour of Johannesburg and Soweto …

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Safari in Kruger National Park, Part 2

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This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series South Africa:Having narrowly escaped our encounter with the water buffalo, we headed back to camp for breakfast and another afternoon game drive. We didn’t see much wildlife, except at both …

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