Back in Morocco: a new perspective

So it's my last full day on the continent; I fly out tomorrow for London. It's been a hell of a trip. "Trip of a lifetime," as many people have said, though it never felt like it at the time. While I was in it, it just felt... hard. And it was. It was challenging in … Continue reading Back in Morocco: a new perspective

Flying Royal Air Maroc: Ouaga to Casa

I'm on the plane; I want to write, but the app's not working. So I'll write a note and transfer it later. Airplanes have a definite way of signalling the end of one thing and the beginning of another; or at least, one place, and another. And for now, while I'm not yet leaving Africa, … Continue reading Flying Royal Air Maroc: Ouaga to Casa

In Siby: contentment off the grid

Right now, I'm in Burkina Faso, and not entirely thrilled to be here. It's nothing serious; just feeling a little lost and lonely again, and regretting my decision to leave when I did. I thought I should go back and see more of Burkina, but in reality, I would have had a better time if … Continue reading In Siby: contentment off the grid

On the horns of a dilemma: planning my final 2 months

I may not always be able to decide what I want to eat for dinner, but I have always prided myself on being able to make a logical plan, no matter how many little things there are to consider. But I'm really not sure what happened to my brain upon entering Ghana. Because now that … Continue reading On the horns of a dilemma: planning my final 2 months