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Here are some questions Carrie McNew's students had for me and I thought they were really good and wanted to post them here.
What kinds of food/drinks do you eat there? Food: Ivorians eat a lot of rice and sauce. I eat rice and sauce almost every day. There are different kinds of sauces. One of my favorite sauces is like a peanut sauce. Many Ivorians love to use a lot of oil in their sauces. They really like to eat fish because it is cheaper than beef or chicken. They…Continue
Added by Kelly Annemarie Bolt on December 26, 2011 at 8:22am — No Comments
So I've been living in my family for about three weeks now and I realized that in my last blog I described all my family members but I didn't tell everybody how day to day life works in my family and what things are the most different.
Every morning at 5:00 a.m. I wake up to the sound of the call to prayer coming from our neighborhood mosque. I don't really know how to describe the call to prayer but it is not a pleasant sound, especially at 5:00 in the morning. The first few days I…
So last Tuesday I moved in with my host family! So far it's been great, I love my family, they're so fun and caring and patient. Even though I've absolutely loved being with them, I am so exhausted from speaking and trying to understand French allll the time! I sleep so much now! There are 6 people in my family and they're all so great!
First there's my papa. He's really talkative and outgoing and makes me laugh so much! I love it when he gets home from work and says, "Ah, ma…
Added by Tricia Trout on December 12, 2011 at 7:44am — No Comments
Greetings again from Cote d’Ivoire. The first week has been pretty busy for all of us. Rod and Angelika left last Monday for a field leader conference in Bamako, so I have been bouncing between working on campus and helping orient the new couple (Steve and Jessica). Within the midst of being caught between two schedules, the joy of seeing friends again brings a freshness to life.
I was able to have lunch with my host family last Sunday. Mom and Sephora were not back yet…Continue