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Living in, not visiting, Rio

It’s been over three weeks since I left the United States on a flight to Brazil. I can hardly remember the biting cold of Michigan as I sit in 95-degree Carioca weather hoping my blatant sunburn will go away soon. … Continue reading

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“Ei Toubab Toubab! Fatou?”

I sincerely promise that my description of my first week in Dakar as a “whirlwind” or “rollercoaster” is not a mere metaphorical cop-out for a lazy writer who does not feel like searching for the right words. I would be … Continue reading

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A Wandering Lesson

A lucky friend of mine is taking a history class here on the evolution of Paris; her main coursework consists of taking field trips around the city and directly examining its architecture. A few weeks ago, she recounted a story … Continue reading

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