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... eat in
a few days, and anesthetic can sometimes make people feel really queasy on an
empty stomach. So we were worried that she would puke on us. But, it ended up
being a bit worse than that. Even with the amount of anesthetic we gave her,
she was still in a lot of pain when they tried to reset her jaw with wire. So
we paused to give her a break because she was having a really tough time, and
when the doctors resumed they ...
... that you have to actually take the book out to see what it is. Not sure what that means. The books are all generally old and out of date. The school buildings were built in the 50s and are similar to what we have of the same era, minus any sort of maintenance program. Of course, classes are of around 90 students each which also makes a bit of a difference. To accommodate everyone, there are two shifts of ...
... before we were given the all clear to go past the crash site. This time thankfully we were taken all the way to Dar es Salaam which was just as we'll as Lisa had finished her book!
A true test of patience ....ironic
We arrived in Dar es Salaam at about 3am although we didn't realise as there was no announcement. We decided to try and stay on the train and sleep as long as we could, until at about ...
... today, so I have a little sleep after lunch, then go to the internet cafe for a bit.
I go to the team leaders' office to see who's there - I need to talk to someone about getting to a Barclays bank tomorrow to try and draw some more money out with my passport as I'm running low and want to get a few presents next week. I can't get loads, but there are a few people who I want to thank for their involvement in the trip if I can find things.
Francis is there - he's ...
... the previous Emma and basically tell me in their exercise sentences that they're sometimes confused and bored) and so we have a really interesting half an hour discussing things like this, and the more I explain things, the more things they want answering. I really enjoy the lesson today.
I go to the internet cafe but there's still no internet. There's been none all week, which is a bit annoying as the blog entries are getting more and more backed up, and are becoming more of ...