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... laughingly up the mountainside like a billy goat. Astounding. Out of pure luck and by the encouragement of the porters we made it to the top. One of the tourists was a young man from Burundi. He was struggling throughout the climb and had to have at least six of the porters help carry him to the top on this last leg or otherwise he would not have summited until after dark, if at all. Nyiragongo takes no prisoners and altitude sickness is brutal. At the blessed top, we found ...
... brought a powerful harmony to the music that they played - both in English and in their native language. I was inspired by the passion coming from the individuals in the choir as they sung. It was a service unlike any other I have experienced. The worship was followed by an official welcoming for us as well as a sermon and some amazing stories of how God is working in and through the church. It was so unique to see and hear about all of the areas that the church ...
... off of the hot springs. It was very random. Altogether, I felt very uncomfortable and overwhelmed with the whole experience. We all seem to have been impacted greatly by this, as many conversations have arisen already. The realities of poverty were demonstrated to us on a new level today, and we are challenged with figuring out what this means for us as North Americans, development workers, and Christians. Though it was a heavy encounter, I ...
... in enough
liquid. The journey up offered some lovely views over the surrounding farmland
and country side.
After 3 hours we
reached the crater at the Visoke summit and caught a glimpse of the lake before
the fog came on in. We enjoyed a nice packed lunch from the lodge and gave what
we did not eat to our porter, also called John. It was lovely to see how appreciative
he was and it made me wonder if the porters ever take food or water ...
... when it comes to the rights and treatment of women is, unquestionably, a giant load of ****. It’s a way to gaslight women into shutting up and hanging back. Behind all of this "cultural sensitivity" is the insidious idea that in some parts of the world, I am less than a full human. I don’t care where the hell I am, no one has the right to say that anyone else is less than human.
To tell women to quiet down in the name ...