I’m back! Sorry for the delay everyone, but it seems I was finally hit by that inevitable illness this week and spent most of it ordering around the super amazing girls in our Treehouse hut to get me water or wet cloths or even to clean my sick bowl. So this is a big thank… Read More

Monday was our last day at the green rooms for the next few weeks. We were all sad to leave, and were especially sad to leave Brendan and Josie’s family, as well as our favourite Spanish teacher Lili. We are very thankful for getting to know these wonderful people and are going to miss them… Read More

So this week Spirit decided to live up to his reputation with Ginny falling victim! Having had a great week of galloping through the bush at high speeds, we were beginning to take for granted that anything can happen when riding in the bush.   As we set off to go ‘flying’ as Temba likes… Read More

With a well needed stopover in Quito to top up on snacks, contact families, celebrate the birthday of a group member with dubiously named drinks and buy copious amounts of insect repellent the group travelled from Agato to the next community – the Tsachila community of Bua, near Santa Domingo.  Here the group spent two… Read More

We started off these last two weeks in total denial that at the conclusion of them we would have to say kwaheri (goodbye in swahili) to some of our favourite people. These two weeks have been our last at our new-found home here in Arusha. I spent last week in the orphanage which I have… Read More

This week we were able to go to the school every morning for two hours to teach English, play sports, and do crafts.  My first group was teaching English and I just want to start off by saying that it was amazing.  Almost all of the kids were attentive and tried their best to participate… Read More

It really is unbelievable that the boat trip is upon us already! I’m definitely not ready to say goodbye to our two 6 weekers when we get back from our voyage but we’ll be sure to make every last second memorable for them both: Nicole, whose endless kindness reaches both locals and volunteers, and Zoe,… Read More

Sadly I don’t have much to report on week 3 in bush house as I wasn’t very well so I was cooped up on the sofa watching endless movies, reading every book available and dosing up on more antibiotics than I’ve had in a lifetime! I do however know that Tori and Ginny had another… Read More