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Creating Memories: the truth about Gorée Island

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Gorée Island: a welcomed escape Less than two miles off the coast of Dakar surrounded by clear turquoise waters and white sand beaches lies the tiny island of Gorée. Accessible … Continue reading

Taxicab Confessions

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      ANTI-SOCIAL, me? Standing on the curb, my stomach growling, I waved my hand discretely to beckon the weathered yellow taxi slowly driving by. The midday city heat … Continue reading

Travel warnings against all travel to Mali

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“Language is a tool of which no nation in the world can have a monopoly.“
-Modibo Keïta, former President of Mali, from a speech to the National Assembly given on 20 … Continue reading

Treks worth sharing

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In memory of the fearless treks of those who make freedom possible, may our travels teach us to follow in their footsteps…. “There is nothing like returning to a place … Continue reading

Host country goggles

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In the process of adapting to life abroad, my first step, whether passing through or settling into a more permanent routine, is to slip on a pair of “host country … Continue reading

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