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 […]

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 […]