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Back to Work

I think ever since a certain someone knew that I was going back to Mayana that one was putting together a little list for things for me to follow up on during those four days in Mayana. It turned out … Continue reading

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Same Same but Different 

I know that “same same but different” is a true Thai saying every tourists experiences when haggling at a market in Bangkok, looking for that one special souvenir and vendors are trying to convince you to buy something completely different … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Apparently everyone who goes abroad for some time goes through the four H-phases: Honeymoon Hostility Humor Home Reflecting back on my three months in Mayana I can defenitely vow to that. In the beginning the whole setting in Mayana felt … Continue reading

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Harambee

One of the last things I did in Mayana was helping to start organizing a petition run to support the community in Mayana and their needs. So together with Klaus I started looking for people who were interested in bringing … Continue reading

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117 Days back on the Job

Last year I spent 117 days in Southern Africa that changed my life and offered me the chance to become the person I want to be. I took so much back from that experience, I learned so much about myself, what … Continue reading

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The Life of Gerhard

Besides coaching the local team in Mayana and helping them on their way to independence one of many many other responsibilities – thanks for that Meme 😉 – also was to make the third film about Gerhard – well actually … Continue reading

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1st Week back Home

It was such a good decision to have a whole week to ease back into “German reality” before going back to work. After being picked up from the airport and driving home I noticed the probably biggest change in Frankfurt over … Continue reading

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Thank you, Africa! 

It feels a million miles away that I left for Namibia or starting the trip around Southern Africa back in Cape Town – well that’s roughly 7500km away. I can’t believe that my time on this beautiful continent has come … Continue reading

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Malawi – hanging by the Lake

Once again I was a little worried about crossing the border and entering Malawi because I heard that the officers there are apparently the most corrupt ones in all of Africa. I did get my visa in Germany beforehand which … Continue reading

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Zambia – Big 5: check!

After an early morning start in Vic Falls and just crossing over the bridge I spend about 1.5 hrs at the border to get into Zambia although the border post was not busy at all – besides all the baboons … Continue reading

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