Monthly Archives: June 2013

Weekend in Zanzibar

Last weekend, a group of friends and I went to explore Tanzania’s famous semi-autonomous region: the beautiful island of Zanzibar. A brief background and history: As early as the 1st century AD, Zanzibar was a trading post between Africa, Arabia … Continue reading

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POTUS visit to Tanzania!

So, as I was gearing up for this summer internship, I was told that a “VIP visitor” would be coming and that embassy resources/cars/etc. would consequently be usurped. Turns out, that VIP visitor is POTUS (that is, President of the … Continue reading

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Travel Guide – Shymkent/SKO

Apologies for the blast from the past (unrelated to my current whereabouts!), but I realized I had written this up long ago and never posted it. South Kazakhstan Oblast (SKO) has something for every traveler — mountains and rivers, untouched … Continue reading

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Summer Internship – Millennium Challenge Corporation, Tanzania

Friends, colleagues and other interested parties — I’ve recently wrapped up a fantastic, hectic, grueling, enriching, and truly life-changing first year at the Princeton Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs. I will be starting the second year of … Continue reading

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