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Archive: February 2013

Harrison Ellis - Blog 2: This Took Me Over a Month to Post

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Please enjoy my attempt at coherently articulating my initial impressions on Manila, evolving perspectives on privilege, and scattered ramblings on my first month and a half as a CAPI intern in the Philippines. 

The First Morning

I awoke at six am after sleeping for maybe four hours. The inescapable sounds of traffic, dogs barking, roosters crowing, and the crosscutting tricycle engines were an exceptional wakeup call. Resting would have been a safe decision but it was my first morning in the Philippines and exploration was a more pressing matter.

Beaudin Bennett - Blog Entry 1: Dispatches from Dhaka

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Travel, among other things, is a sensory ‘trip’ and in the city of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, this is especially true.  Below I introduce the reader to just a few of the different sights and sounds you might have during a day in Dhaka.  Sit back, read this blog, and let your imagination take you to the dusty, hazy sprawl that is Dhaka.  Please check back regularly…