Hi! Still here. For 4 more days anyway. In the last months my biggest accomplishments have been building a magazine with my Access students and helping start-up an American Corner in Sfax with my partner Faouzi Hakim. Yesterday was the beginning … Continue reading
Hi everyone! I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated, one more week of classes at the Bourghuiba School and then I’ll start preparing for the dreaded two-day exam. Five hours of straight studying every morning is usually followed by a nap in … Continue reading
Back in Boulder my free-time revolved around hiking, climbing and vinyasa. Since moving to Tunisia it’s changed to sleeping, eating and sitting in smoky cafes. Well, this past week I wanted to get back to my roots. Taking advantage of … Continue reading
Last week I was interviewed by RTCI, a local radio station, to talk about the Access program. My co-worker Faouzi has put together a wonderful compilation of this interview along with pictures on our Access blog.
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Last week I went with some friends to the Bardo, a museum in Tunis housing mostly Roman mosaics and antiquities. We were told that 60% of the museum is currently closed, but there was still plenty to see. Some of … Continue reading
I’m back in Sfax for the weekend after spending my first week in Tunis studying at the Bourghuiba Institute. For the next two and a half months I’ll be studying Arabic there intensively, 5 hours a day/5 times a week, … Continue reading
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Life in Sfax can be stressful… too many people, too many cars, too much noise. Whenever Mansour or I need to melt away some of that stress we take the one hour ferry to Kerkennah where we can sleep away the afternoon and … Continue reading
Since it’s been raining a lot my mother-in-law has been cooking up a storm in the kitchen and the past few days I’ve spent eating all of it luxuriously in bed. Today, I felt well enough to join her in … Continue reading
I have my first ever ear infection and following doctor’s orders am staying home for 3 days. This happened to perfectly coincide with 3 very rain days in Sfax. Usually, when it rains the street in front of our neighborhood … Continue reading
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Last week Mansour and I returned to the place where, you could say, it all started.. for an impromptu 5 hours in Nabheul, in Northern Tunisia. We got up early in the morning to catch the 5 am train and by 9 o’clock we were at the … Continue reading