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Graduate School Decision!

If you ask anyone, Shaun and I have been talking about grad school nonstop for the last few weeks.  After finishing our applications in October (we had lots of free time!) we were quite anxious to hear where we received acceptance offers.  At the end of the day, we did quite well – thank you, Peace Corps!  We had lots of offers on the table, became quite terrified after looking at graduate school…

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International Women’s Day

Women’s Day

Last Saturday was International Women’s Day.  Each year, on March 8, women get a chance to celebrate who they are and the greatness in being female.  In Cameroon, that means the women get to party!  While most PCVs in the country feel like the women deserve far more than one day of recognition, it is still fun to go out and fête with them.

To celebrate this year, we invited some of our friends,…

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Peace Corps Cameroon

Last week was Peace Corps Week and a friend of ours made a video of Peace Corps Cameroon that I wanted to share with all of you.

Race of Hope 2014

February 15th 2014 marked the re-emergence of Guinness as the official promoter of the Race of Hope in Buea, Cameroon. Guinness was the original creator of the race back in 1973 and managed the contest for many years before being forced to relinquish the rights to the government of Cameroon. It was a very welcomed homecoming for Guinness to be returning to the event they founded.

Most…

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Into the Jungle: Part Three

Into the Jungle: Part Three http://wp.me/s2t19E-651

You know, we really had had a pretty easy trip. We got a free, comfortable, ride with the gendarmes, the rain stopped before we got out of the car, we ate decently, and enjoyed American snacks, saw lots of animals, and saw an elephant. What could go…

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Into the Jungle: Part Two

Our days spent in Lobéké had a very similar rhythm to them. We would wake up around 5am, and cook and eat breakfast before heading out to an observation tower to do some animal scouting. Around mid-morning we would pack up camp and head on to the next…

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Into the Jungle: Part One

8 days ago we and three other PCVs set off for a week in Lobéké National Park. Lobéké is a tropical forest ran, and mostly managed, by the World Wildlife Fund. Lobéké is located in southeast corner of Cameroon, sharing a border with the Congo and Central…

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