“Don’t have expectations.”
That was the main thing our trainers tried to teach us. Even before leaving the country, I was told time and time again not to have expectations.
But really, I don’t think that’s possible.
After two months of in-country training and bumbling through various awkward cultural differences with a host family, I found myself on a bus, heading out to the Kalahari Desert, where I would live for two years.
And though I really had no idea what to expect, somehow my brain still made up a few things…
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Also, in case you didn’t know…Kate’s the host of the wonderful Five Minute Friday community. We’ve bonded over that and a love for South Africa. We are both writing on life in South Africa for our 31 Days series, and I’m excited to be sharing on her blog today!
So, head on over and check out her 31 Days series!