Leaving Day

It seems appropriate that my last day here would have a light drizzle of rain. The air is cool as I wake up and shower for the last time. The last shower in the showers with only two options, really hot or cold, depending on…

Bonfire Saturday

This week we have had some religious women’s group overtake the resort. The old couple were kicked out of their tent to make room, and we have been getting less options for food and service. Often being forced to eat after the guests, and having…

Horse Safari

This is Africa after all, so what kind of a trip would It be without a Safari. The program offers the volunteers a couple of safari options; for an additional fee of course. If I had more time, the one I would want to do…

Canoe the Lake

One of the nice things about volunteering here is access to the resorts. Today a few of us hopped in one of the canoes for a paddle around the small lake. The canoe ride was a nice change that involved some exercise of sorts. You…

Language Lessons

One of the activates they offer to help us learn a little of the local language. So today, we all gathered in a room where Shawna, one of the locals attempted to teach us some local terms and a song. Knowing full well that I…

The Dusty Air

I had another comment about the food but forgot what it was, so instead I’m going to write about the dust and the dirt and the dust and the dirt in the air. Overall the plant life is more abundant than what I thought it…

The Food

At first the food sounds like it would be fantastic; meat cooked over a wood fired grill, each meal served with vegetables and a desert of ice cream or cake. But, the reality is, after the first few meals the trend becomes apparent. With breakfast…