First Day in Dar

The US Embassy is about a 10 minute car ride from my lodgings. I went by there today just to make sure I knew where I was going tomorrow. I spoke to a contact at the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training and we are going to try and meet on Friday. Also will be...

Arrived Safe and Sound

Just arrived at my lodgings in Dar es Salaam, the Q Bar and Guest House (it’s not what I imagined from their website 🙂 room is nice though, clean and big…….it’s midnight here….after 17 hours of flying and 4 hours of...

“Be Calm” put to the test

Well the “Be Calm” part of my strategy has already been put to the test 🙂 There was an accident on the way to the airport….traffic was held up for an hour…I got to the terminal one hour before the flight instead of two….I had to ask...

Be Calm and Carry On

That’s my motto for this trip 🙂 Well…my bags are packed and I’m ready to go… as the song sings…My flight leaves today (Monday 8/23) at 6:30pm EDT and arrives in Dar es Salaam at 10:30pm Tuesday evening. Thursday is my meeting with the...