Archive for September 14, 2008

Sunday Zomba



Beautiful day. Blue skies, warm but not hot, very light breeze, not too humid – just perfect. Washed clothes in bath. Went for braai in evening at house of other VSO volunteers about fifteen minutes’ walk down the road. Many other mzungu’s (white people) also: a South African PhD student, Dutch VSO volunteer, Australian couple doing VSO-equivalent stuff, and an American Peace-Corps volunteer who complains that she is paid half of what VSO volunteers get. The house is fully furnished and seems plush and opulent. They also – wonder of wonders! – have a bookcase with books, including a few in Dutch.
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