Author Archives: racheltamarin

About racheltamarin

I'm a college student, studying abroad in Jinja, Uganda this summer. Through this blog, I will share stories and thoughts about my journey (and make sure my family and friends know that I'm still alive!).

Hakuna Matata: My (Mostly) Carefree Last Days in Uganda

Jambo! Well, here I am!  It’s so hard to believe that I’m leaving Uganda tomorrow afternoon!  It’s been an incredible journey, a wonderful learning experience, and yes, I’d even venture to say life-changing.  Of course, I won’t know just how … Continue reading

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“Muzungu, Bye!” Fond Farewells and New Adventures!

Jambo! Wow, it’s been an eventful couple of days!  So many big changes, so many sad goodbyes, but so many wonderful and exciting things to look forward to, as well!  It’s so hard for me to wrap my head around … Continue reading

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Just an Average Day in Uganda…

Jambo! Well, I officially have one week left in Uganda.  This time next Tuesday, I’ll already be flying through the air, headed to Dubai.  It’s so hard to believe how fast the time has gone by!  I still can’t quite … Continue reading

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My Last Weekend in Jinja

Jambo! Good news, everyone! (Imagine my best Professor Farnsworth impression).  It turns out Greg doesn’t have malaria after all (also, I apologize, because apparently he didn’t skip his antimalarial as often as I thought he did)!  Whatever doctor or hospital … Continue reading

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List All of the Things!

Jambo! Ok, as if I wasn’t impressed enough by my international fan base, I’ve now had readers in The U.K., Israel Korea, Thailand, and Ghana, in addition to the good old U.S.A.!  Thanks to all of you for making me … Continue reading

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Nothing Exciting Has Happened, But I’m Writing Anyway!

Jambo! It’s become apparent that not only do I have more readers on this blog than I ever expected to have, it seems that my blog’s popularity spans oceans and continents.  WordPress tells me that I’ve got friends reading from … Continue reading

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Well, We Were Both British Colonies at Some Point…

Jambo! I’ve got about 2 weeks left here, now, can you believe it?  I certainly can’t.  It’s funny, the first 2 weeks or so seemed like forever, but the rest of the time has absolutely flown by!  Most days seem … Continue reading

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