ITS ME I'M ALIVE…
Here I am working on a foreign country for the past two weeks – another week to go…The pungent smell of mosquito repellent is stuck in my nose as I try to ward off the little blood sucking, malaria carriers….
Stuck on a base with a bunch of foreign people that don’t all speak English K SOUNDS GREAT DOESN’T IT!?
Well it’s not….. I realize that I can’t make a run for my room fast enough as soon as I’ve devoured my dinner each night….which let me tell you is between 4-7 minutes on average a night….Working in Africa is a completely different game – in a male dominated industry where girls like me stand out like s sore thumb K…
The serenity of my room is all I want after doing 12 hour days, and working myself into a coma K trying to find the courage to write a chapter or two is even harder than expected because your brain is fried to mush….Did I mention the little blood suckers…..
Dodging the mosquitoes is the most fun – switching the aircon on in your room to temperatures which reminds me of being stuck in an arctic location is the best way to deal with them. They don’t like the cold….However neither do I…..
But then at the end of the day I realize how lucky I am…..to have the opportunity to travel to all these locations, and work in places people will never see in their lives….
When you think of going on holiday – you don’t visit the deepest places of Africa, no didn’t think so…
Spoiled or Tired...maybe a bit of both