Travel to Siavonga: Day 3

Today was a quiet travel today, as the participants of the program assembled in the capital of Lusaka and then travelled south to lake-side town of Siavonga. Throughout the day, we seemed to be behind schedule: our 12:00pm departure time became 4:00pm and the two hour bus ride ended up taking up four hours. My […]

Arrival in Lusaka: Day 2

I’ve finally arrived in Zambia’s capital of Lusaka.  After an uneventful British Airways flight in which the only memorable thing was sitting next to an adorable 9-month old baby who was polite enough to not only not cry during the flight, but actually smiled and laughed throughout the duration of the flight, I had made […]

Adventures in Zambia: Day 1

I’m sitting right outside the British Airways Lounge at Heathrow Airport, tapping into their private WiFi.  Around me, thousands of people are rushing around at a frantic pace, about to head off to a multitude of international locations.  It has been a while since I’ve been in a true major international airport. Sorry YVR and […]

I’m Back!

It’s been awhile.  A long while.  The last six weeks of my life have been among the most memorable, having included the incredible experience of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, a wonderful trip to Montreal, Kingston, and Ottawa, numerous adventures with Impact, and my newly-caught travel bug.  I’ve read some great books, picked up some terrific […]

Looking Ahead to 2010

2010 is going to be a big year.  How do I know that?  Well… I figured “it” out. Thanks to some very important people in my life, the last four months of 2009 were loaded with epiphanies and successes.  By the end of year, I reached personal new heights, discovered my passion and purpose and […]