The Black Bug

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The Black Bug

Dakar + motorcycles: some say they are synonymous. But when it came time to purchase our motorcycles in Dakar, we ran into a few, er... roadblocks. In the end, we... rallied? [PART 1 of 2]

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La Voile d’Or

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La Voile d’Or

We set out to explore Dakar on foot. At the end of our odyssey, we had tasted the Senegalese culture, met a few locals, and discovered a contrast of Dakar's beaches.

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From East to West

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From East to West

We’re moving from Africa’s green belt to the continent’s arid top half! Here’s some information about our new host country and what we will be doing in West Africa.

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10 Reasons Why We Love Uganda

10 Reasons Why We Love Uganda

As we look forward in anticipation of what is to come, we also reflect on our favorite things about living in Uganda...

The Crested Crane

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The Crested Crane

One Sunday, our girls shared African folklore with us and we learned how Uganda’s Crested Crane received its crown of gold feathers…

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Returning home

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Returning home

This week our girls return home to the village for term break. For some, this transition is more difficult than others, as much has happened while they’ve been at school…

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Sisters and Daughters

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Sisters and Daughters

As parents and guardians arrived on campus for Visitation Day, we were reminded of why we are living in Uganda and why we came to work at this school…

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The Bag

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The Bag

When fire was set to a nearby sugar cane field, we prepared our expat go-bags and were forced to evaluate our most basic needs…

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Wild

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Wild

We went behind the scenes at the Entebbe Wildlife Sanctuary and met some of Africa's most wild animals, face-to-face. 

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The Invasion

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The Invasion

The African creepy-crawlers squatting in our home were served eviction notices. But some of them were a bit more persistent at staying than others…

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Samuka Island

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Samuka Island

We traveled by boat to Samuka Island in Lake Victoria for peace and quiet and a time of renewal on our first getaway weekend from the girls... 

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Lost in Africa

Lost in Africa

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Malaria

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Malaria

As malaria arrived on campus, we were faced with two choices: live in fear of all the things that could kill us in Africa, or continue the journey with reckless abandon.

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The Storyteller

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The Storyteller

During a recent power outage, Gabriel shared stories with our girls of travel, family and life. Enraptured, they hung onto every word before sharing stories of their own...

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