Bye Bye Banda! Things I've Learned this Past Year October 22nd 2006 This is my last entry from Banda Aceh, Indonesia. I am at totally different extremes emotionally - so happy to be starting a new position in East Africa...so sad to be leaving my friends here in Aceh. My heart is getting a workout these days.
I haven't had time to reflect back on my time here this year...but I wanted to jot down some thoughts on things I’ve learned about myself before hea ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Banda Aceh The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more