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First Impressions

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July 12, 2017

We’ve passed the one-week mark and we’ve had a week of orientation interspersed with one public holiday, one power-cut, and two water-cuts already.

First impressions: Honiara is dusty and hot….

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Nid go lo ofis first time

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July 11, 2017

After being told the office opens anytime between 8 and 8:30 am, I arrived at 8:30 am to find it devoid of life. I came back at 8:50 am…

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Dan go lo clinic first time

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July 10, 2017

Since I left New Zealand, I’ve been unwell.

I got off the plane with a splitting headache and still had it six days later. Real cool impression for the first…

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Home, Sweet Home

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July 5, 2017

We’ve moved in already! Into a big wooden house on top of a hill; high enough to avoid flooding and tsunamis, solid-ish in case of earthquakes, and fenced and…

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Dan and Nid go long Solomon Islands

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July 4, 2017

From Auckland to Brisbane to Honiara, and seven suitcases in tow, we’re finally here. Hello Solomon Islands. Home for the next two years.