Everything will change. A Ministry of WorldVenture.
Added by Tricia Trout on August 29, 2011 at 8:49am — No Comments
So after three weeks of going to the classroom to learn French and a little bit of going into town, we decided to have some more hands-on French lessons. So we stepped outside the gate of Ecole Baptiste and walked just a little ways down the road to a rice field. The thing about planting rice is, it’s hard work but it’s not super tiring physically. But mentally, I was exhausted. Normally, I’d love any chance to spend some time playing in the mud. However, once I was in the rice paddy, I…Continue
People keep asking me: “So how’s Africa?” And that’s a bit of a hard question to answer. So here’s a list of some things about the culture and what it’s like to live here so far.
-People assume that Africans are dirty. That’s definitely not true for the Ivorians. They bath twice a day and always wash their hands. They have way better hygiene than I do.
-You always greet people, and shake the hand of every person in the room. That’s been a little hard getting used to, when…
Added by Tricia Trout on August 20, 2011 at 4:40am — No Comments
Added by Tricia Trout on August 20, 2011 at 4:33am — No Comments
Just the beginning of my journey has already been quite the adventure. So much has been packed into less than a week, but not in a bad way. You’d think with no TV and internet life would be so boring, but that definitely isn’t the case here especially with so many other people around. I’ve been learning so many new things and seeing so many new sights in so short a time, yet it hasn’t been overwhelming. There has been a lot to take in but I haven’t for a second felt the slightest bit like…Continue
Added by Tricia Trout on August 7, 2011 at 12:34pm — No Comments