Varela August 1st 2006 So we left Senegal last Thursday morning, right after I posted my last entry. I posted it that morning, though i had actually written it the day before, but the internet connection was down due to a storm. You can barely see through the rain sometimes during the storms it is so heavy, and that particular storm had a lot of lightening strikes and made me a bit more nervous than some of the others ... read more
Africa » Guinea-Bissau Since independence from Portugal in 1974, Guinea-Bissau has experienced considerable upheaval. The founding government consisted of a single party system and command economy. In 1980, a military coup established Joao VIEIRA as president and a path to... ... read more
I've blogged on a few countries by now, often focusing on the food. I think it reflects both the people and the experience. When I'm not travelling I work as nurse practitioner in the Seattle area of the US. Please feel free to send me any questions or messages about my travels.
P.S. Auntie Tara I lifted this pic from your website...xoxo... full info