Mafoley's Traveler Profile
- Teacher Intern
- English, French, and now Spanish (I have also studied Latin, Wolof and Mandinka.)
- Favourite quote
- "We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment." -Hillaire Belloc
- Favourite book
- The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Recent Entries by Mafoley
I'm not a girl, not yet a woman - Apr 19, 2010
I was not expecting to find another family here. Within a few days, I was calling my host parents “Madre Anel” and “Padre Gernardo.” I am extremely grateful for their ge...
Final Thoughts - May 8, 2010
I think I am humbled because I have discovered some of my personal and linguistic limits. I did not emerge from this experience fluent in Spanish. I am still embarrassed by my inadequacy but I am...
"Teacher! Teacher!" - May 5, 2010
I cannot comment on the country’s education system because I worked in a private school. From conversations with Madre Anel, this school is much different than the boys’ previous scho...