You think that’s fun?

–By Shelby Lawson– Moving to Indonesia was an intimidating prospect. It was a country I had never stepped foot in. My plane ticket was already purchased for me to return nine months later. I was moving to a city that pulled a total of two results on Google. I didn’t know anyone who lived in…

The Squat Toilets and I

— By Katerina Barton — I’ve used squat toilets before. I’m not a newb to the concept. I used many of them three years ago when I was traveling through Southeast Asia and I even used one when I was traveling through Eastern Europe this past summer. They’re not what I would call the ideal toilet situation, but…

Hard is Hard

—By Anna-Sophia Katomski— Indonesia kicked my butt this week. Let me start off by listing the terrible things that happened to me during my first full week at site: A 48-hour power outage last weekend (which resulted in me not having water during day 2). Have I mentioned that it’s really REALLY hot here? My room…