Tanzania, here I come !

Well, it’s official; I’m heading to Africa! This time next week, I’ll be on my way to Tanzania for fieldwork. Despite a few months of uncertainty and a significant amount of delay (to be expected when working with African nations), I’ll leave Sunday, September 21st and won’t return until October 20th. Living in Africa forContinue reading “Tanzania, here I come !”

The first few days…

Well, it’s been a few days now and I think we have started to get the hang of the Groningen/Dutch lifestyle. To keep things a little more straightforward, I’ll just break it up into days. This may turn out to be a long post, as we have a fair amount to share. *Warning: Don’t expectContinue reading “The first few days…”

A Netherlands riddle for you

What’s black and blue and has 16 legs? Give up? My suitcase! …with ALL my pants. …that the airline lost. Awesome. Well, we are finally here! Three flights, two long layovers, and a two-hour train ride later we are finally in the city we will call home for the next four years. Considering we checkedContinue reading “A Netherlands riddle for you”

Netherlands Bound!

Well, it’s official: we are on our way to The Netherlands! After months of preparation and a seemingly endless string of paperwork and forms, it’s hard to believe that it’s finally happening. By this time tomorrow, we will be settling into our new apartment in Groningen. We have a pretty long trip to get there,Continue reading “Netherlands Bound!”