|We passed by the equator.|
|Standing in two different hemispheres.|
|Learning how to harvest coffee beans.|
After the walk home, we would take up the role of the women and help prepare dinner and take care of the children. Learning to cook over an open flame in a room separate from the house had a learning curve. But I have picked up a few recipes that I am definitely taking back with me. The gender roles in Rakai are a bit hard for me to swallow, but I am trying my hardest to finagle my way around the situation not offending anyone. It's hard not to feel uncomfortable about the differences between the US and Uganda. At the same time though, it's an inspiring and happy place to work. People are friendly, the sun shines all the time (even when it's raining), and the work we're doing is so interesting. Here's to the glass being half full, and exploring this crazy new place!