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Day 11 July 5 – Made it through a big week!

Eager to finish today’s run and get to our rest day, we left the river camp early and said good-bye to Rasta man who ran the camp.  The morning was fresh after last night’s rain.  We drove the 5 kilometers … Continue reading

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Day 8 July 2 – Mark the milestones!

Today was our seventh running day and it was a day marked by many milestones.  First, we left the Central River Region behind and arrived in the Lower River Region.  Then we reached the 200 kilometer mark and we were … Continue reading

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Days 6 and 7 – June 30 and July 1 – The journey continues…

After the late night of our naming ceremony on the evening of my first rest day, the alarm sounded early.  I got up, packed my things, cleaned and disinfected my toes and knee and then we drove back to the … Continue reading

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Day 3 June 27 – After the rain

This morning, we went to get an early start to try and beat the heat.  We left the Gamtel house behind at 6:00 a.m. with our bags packed and headed into town for the usual errands of water, to boil … Continue reading

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Day 2 June 26 – How hot can it get?

I first woke up this morning at dawn to the sound of the prayer call from the nearby mosque.  It was too early to get up, but the power was out, as it is typical over night, so the fan … Continue reading

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Sweetest Song.

Tomorrow I am meeting with my high school’s global involvement youth committee, called PA ACTS,  to talk about Love4Gambia.  I’ve been putting some of my photos and videos together from my summer in The Gambia.  This sweet video, featuring our youngest … Continue reading

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