The interns took a trip to Zanzibar this weekend to immerse ourselves in the vibrancy and tranquility offered by the Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa. Although known for it’s magnificent beaches, Zanzibar offers some cultural and historical wonders. We started our journey in the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar, called … Continue reading Mambo Zanzibar!
“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde As someone who’s "travel experience" prior to this internship consisted of leaving the resort in Mexico to walk across the street and buy inexpensive bottled water, I have been amazed by the cultural differences. … Continue reading Observed Cultural Differences in Dar es Salaam
Claurien Zanoria, Owen Coulter, Gurpreet Jaswal and myself (Kristin Swardh) have recently arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to begin our international internship experience. We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our other fellow interns Dallas Peeling and Maddie Stewart. This first week has been exciting, adventurous, intimidating, overwhelming, and inspiring. We got the privilege … Continue reading Karibu Dar es Salaam!