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I Have Been to Africa

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    Too Short

    I travelled alone to Africa whilst I was a journalist to write a piece on an Orphanage that was located in Kibera.  From the moment I got off the plane I was almost 'adopted' and have never been to such a positive and caring place.  I stayed in Nairobi for the first...
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    3 Responses Jun 21, 2008

    The Summer Of '88, The Summer Of Treachery

    The Forth of July 1988 (I was 30, living in Africa, still feeling the invincibility of a teen.) At six in the morning I heard something being slid under my door. Then a few loud bangs on the door. Feet were walking away. It was a newspaper. The headlines read America...
    sevrendaniel sevrendaniel
    51-55, M
    Dec 23, 2010

    I just got back not too long ago

    and I travelled through Senegal, Mauritania and Morocco. It was the best time of my whole life. I'm in love with Africa and want to go back soon. Or travel somewhere else new and exciting, but Africa isn't as bad as everyone makes it seem.
    BBBritPlease BBBritPlease
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2014

    An Adventure Of A Lifetime.

       I worked for two weeks as a volunteer teacher at a primary school in Hohoe, Ghana. I told my students the first day I was with them I was going to be there for a short time, I was there to help teach but I was also there to learn because it was my first trip to Africa. I...
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    1 Response Oct 12, 2013
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