Africa Archives - Page 16 of 17 - My Family Travels
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Girlfriends on the Nile: Egypt for R&R

After a few months of work in Baghdad, I was ready for a break and decided to visit Egypt with my friend Tina, who is...

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Americans have rules, Iraqis have friends

My report, 8 weeks after the elections, still here working with journalists to promote freedom of the press in this rapidly changing country.

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Baghdad 2009 Election: Authorization Letters

I fear that will be written on my gravestone: She forgot to get a Letter of Authorization. I've been stationed in Baghdad, Iraq for several months, working with an NGO that promotes a free press...

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Two able-bodied: Letter from Baghdad 4

After a few months in Baghdad, I have just returned from a trip north to Kurdistan, to meet Benton, a fellow journalism training colleague running a different non-governmental program up there (and...

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On the Hummus Highway in Israel

Follow the Hummus Highway through Israel for delicious - and fast - Middle Eastern dining. Read about the locals' favorite hummus haunts in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Eilat and more

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Tunis And The Wonders Of Northern Tunisia

North Africa's best kept secret is whitewashed Tunis, the sophisticated Mediterranean port where Arab culture meets French chic. Welcoming more than five million tourists last year, Tunisia has slowly...

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Frog In Boiling Water: Baghdad Week 4

You know that old saw about putting a frog in water, and slowly bringing it to boil, and the frog never notices until it’s too late. Welcome to the new normal. I barely notice the sirens, choppers,...

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High Profile: Baghdad Week 2

High Profile: Baghdad Week 2 First: the backstory. I am currently in Baghdad, working as Country Director for IREX, running a very similar program here to the one I ran for them in Serbia. Only WAY...

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Golden Handcuffs: Baghdad Week 1

I’m in Baghdad with a non-governmental organization to support local Iraqi journalists tell their side of the story. This journal is just the start of my journey... The trip out was uneventful....

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