Tag Archives: tropical illness

Hug Trees, Not Toilets!

Being Erin’s travel companion to Gambia in 2007, I already know all too well what can happen to a young healthy woman when travelling throughout a country far from home… On our last adventure, Erin became very ill with Typhoid Fever, … Continue reading

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I’m going even if I have to quit my job!

Ashley here: The news is in! I do NOT have to quit my job! I have officially been granted an unpaid leave of abscence for the month of July to be Erin’s medical staff for Love4Gambia. When Erin asked me … Continue reading

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