Tag Archives: Zambia

My Trail-Blazing Friend Fridah

It’s now been a month since I’ve come back from Zambia, and life at home has been quite busy. I got married to my fiancé, and I am just now starting to settle down to look for a new job, … Continue reading

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Chimfunshi: Chill’n With the Chimps

On the weekend, I decided to go to the Chimfushi Wildlife Orphanage, and it is definitely something I would do again if I ever make it back to Zambia. It’s located about an hour and a half outside of Chingola … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: from Youth … to Adulthood

On one of my near 10 hour trips from Mufulira in the Copperbelt to Lusaka, I had a nice chat with a friendly man a few years my junior on my transfer in Kitwe. He was working with the Eurostar … Continue reading

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Monopoly. Cards picked – “ take 2 steps back, your fiancé’s flight has been cancelled”, and “ jump ahead to 6, 10, 12, 1, and 12 again, and then go back to 6 to pick up your temporary permit”.

In Mufulira when the internet connection is bad or not working, other than the explanation that ‘it’s because of the rains [here]” sometimes it’s because ‘it’s raining in Italy.” I could hardly contain myself when I heard this. And just … Continue reading

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Mayo and Condomly Chit-chat

I have been living with a very friendly household here in Zambia. Mayo, and her nieces all sing, in the bath and while at work. I thankfully take up the opportunity to add my voice to the choir, as I … Continue reading

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