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... end of this experience for 10 days in Spain, but he won't have time to accompany me to travel in Equatorial Guinea.
-The organization that I wanted to work with in Equatorial Guinea didn't respond to my communications for months.
- I was unable to plan ahead for any travel in Equatorial Guinea outside of the capital city, Malabo. The country is a nominal democracy, but very tightly controlled. When I arrive I ...
... Malabo is located. In Malabo we will visit the Spanish colonial center and market before taking a day trip from the capital to climb the Pico Malabo volcano. Also while on the island of Bioko we will travel to the highlands of Moka valley, home of the indigenous Buki people for hiking and observation of flora and fauna. Next we will take a day trip to Arena Blanca, a beautiful white sand beach where thousands of butterflies nest during the summer. From there we will travel ...
... by my coworker Stacy Calfo.
Spanish Immersion "Off the Beaten Path"
Posted 11/19/2013 02:24PM
School Spanish teacher Morgan Sharp was chosen as the recipient of the
2014 Brooks Sabbatical. She will spend her summer in Equatorial Guinea
immersing herself in the cultural and linguistic practices of this small
Spanish speaking nation.
"Equatorial Guinea is counted amongst the Spanish ...
... as 90-ish degrees out today and totally sunny. With lunch, whichever leader is driving the van and trailer (the four leaders rotate), goes to about the half way mark on the ride and sets up for us. After lunch I rode with Mary and Julie. We met up with some other folks at a strawberry farm for some strawberries, ice cream and goat petting. It was a goat farm too... Did I not mention that? After that Mary, Julie and I hopped back onto our bikes to finish out those last 30 miles. ...
... from which we made a net profit of -$8. We stopped again for strawberries and goat petting. I finished off the ride with Annie and Taylor after some games of "would you rather" to pass the time and then we snagged some donations at a gas station on our way to the host. Dinner and showers were incredible tonight. Another 80-some miles into Charlotte ...
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