Monthly Archives: August 2012


Obviously I am going to be writing a longer post about my last days in Guatemala, but I’m headed to the airport right now and just wanted to post it officially – I am an RPCV.

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Hasta Pronto, I Hope

Leading up to this point the main emotion I’ve felt has been excitement. Excitement to get home, to see my sister, to go back to school, to eat pad thai and take baths… People would ask how it feels to … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

They say that many volunteers suffer more from reverse culture shock upon returning home than they did from the culture shock of arriving in country. This makes some sense, I suppose. You expect going somewhere new to be hard, you … Continue reading

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