Final Thoughts

Mafoley's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 7 countries, posted 24 pictures and written 48 entries in 10 travel blogs
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Username
Mafoley
Hometown
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Member Since
Oct 18, 2007
Currently
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About Mafoley

Profession
Teacher Intern
Birthplace
Maryland
Languages
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 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...

Travel Blogs by Mafoley

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