On the way south, down to Lusaka

Jul 29th, 2013 David Berger 2 min read

we were on the road again, the day had slipped by and it was already 14:00. We were dreading the ride, but we loaded up our gear and headed over to the bus station. There were three of us, and we were ready for our adventure. The 15:00 bus pulled in around 16:30, and we knew it was going to be an adventure. We piled…

Headed to Samfya for the Fourth of July!

Jul 23rd, 2013 David Berger 3 min read

Good morning all, In my last post I talked about visiting my neighbor, and about the hard news that I received before I headed over to Samfya for the Fourth of July. I talked about how difficult it was to receive that news, and I mentioned the feelings of helplessness and hurt that surround us when we lose friends, but are thousands of miles away….

Visiting Stephanie and meeting new friends

Jul 20th, 2013 David Berger 5 min read

Good Morning! I’m continuing to post and trying to catch up, and on that note here’s the next update! I’d left my site the day before, and after settling my dad’s big Osprey backpack into a corner of the provincial house, and my little orange Quechua pack sitting on a bunk in the dorm rooms, I was on my way again. I had a mission…

Leaving my village for the last time

Jul 18th, 2013 David Berger 7 min read

I left you in my last blog, sitting on my stoop, enjoying a dinner of pasta and staring up at the familiar and yet startling different night sky of the southern hemisphere. I was in a period of transition, engrossed in the beauty, peace, and sense of irreplaceable place that I’d developed in Chisunka. My hut, my community – and that’s what was so important….