Glorious Tunisia March 14th 2010 I know I'm long overdue for a blog but time is just flyin by....soo here is a brief update:
I had almost 7 weeks off for the holidays. One week my good friend Beth, who I met when I was studying abroad in Chile, came for a visit along with her cousin Mackenzie. So Christmas was spent with them - I even had a Christmas treet - a surprise from a friend of mine. New Year's was spent with friend ... read more
Africa » Tunisia » Tunis Following independence from France in 1956, President Habib BOURGUIBA established a strict one-party state. He dominated the country for 31 years, repressing Islamic fundamentalism and establishing rights for women unmatched by any other Arab nation.... ... read more
The first portion of this blog is from when I spent my last semester of college abroad in Valparaiso, Chile at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, finishing up my requirements for my dual degree in Hispanic Studies and International Affairs. I lived with a host family in the neighboring city of Vina del Mar during spring semester of 2005.
July 2007- May 2008 I took off again, this time my travels took me to the other side of the globe - spending three months in Alexandria, Egypt studying Arabic and then 6 months outside of Accra, Ghana working at a UN Refugee camp for Liberians - with ... full info