On the Road Again: Day 1 in London

2010 has so far been year filled with travels.  I spent half of January in Toronto and Waterloo.  In February, Vancouver certainly didn’t feel like home as it welcomed the world for the Olympics.  In March, I traveled to Ottawa, Kingston, and Montreal for a conference, and then I spent another two weeks in Toronto […]

Not (even close to) going to Medical School

Two weeks ago was Med School decisions day in Canada. All across the country, hundreds of ultra-dedicated, academically-excelling, SAT-studying, volunteer-extraordinary, scientific-researching, people-caring, young people were eagerly anticipating the decisions of their chosen medical schools. Fortunately, many of my friends got the good news that they had been stressing over for many months, having been accepted […]

My last post from Zambia

It has been a great trip.  It has also has been an unexpected one in many ways. Primarily, I didn’t expect to be here for two weeks instead of one.  I didn’t expect to meet so many great people.  I didn’t expect such a comfortable and hospitable stay.  I didn’t expect to get a chance […]

Botswana Safari

It was time for the safari.  I woke up early in the morning, just in time to listen to the Canucks win game four against the Kings!  At 7:00am, Chris drove me towards the Botswana border, where the safari would be taking place.  Half an hour later, I passed through Zambian customs, and hopped onto […]

Last days in Siavonga

I apologize for the delay since my last post from Zambia.  The strength of the internet connection in Siavonga digressed over the course of my stay, and I was unable to post any new updates. Without any further interruptions, here are all the details of the remainder of the International Trainer of Trainers Workshop. The […]

The Program Begins: Day 4

After three days of anticipation the Workshop has finally started! My time zones are still way-off, so I woke up at 4:30 am to catch up on a few emails, before heading outside to see the resort grounds for the first time. After breakfast, our program started promptly at 8:00am in large conference room located […]