Getting to work July 17th 2008 The first thing we did today was go out to a farm owned by Care for Life to work. We basically did manual labor on the farm for the morning. It was a reasonably good experience but a few hours of it was plenty. Tucker remarked repeatedly how it was a good thing that he’d been swinging a pick in the back yard, so that he’d know how to swing a Mozambican hoe here. (They’re ubiquitous and, ... read more
Africa » Mozambique » Central » Beira Almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony came to a close with independence in 1975. Large-scale emigration by whites, economic dependence on South Africa, a severe drought, and a prolonged civil war hindered the country's development. The ruling ... ... read more
Brad (the soft-hearted dad) and Tucker (the handsome 16-year old son) traveled to Beira, Mozambique on July 12-Aug 6, 2008. We went with Care For Life, a nonprofit organization HQed in Gilbert, Arizona. Most of our work was done in orphanages in the Beira area.
There are also some entries from a trip that Brad and Jenny (his beautiful wife) took to Spain and Morocco in October 2008.
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