Tomorrow. That's the day. I board a plane at 10:25am and I'm off to a place halfway around the world, the place I plan to call home for the next 5 months: Senegal.
I feel as if I've been waiting for this moment for quite some time. Visiting Africa was a childhood dream and it's about to become reality...It's difficult to say how that feels. But I know I'm excited, incredibly, enormously and insanely excited. And scared, terrified, actually. But I suppose that's part of the fun, right?
I cannot wait to experience the sounds, smells and sights of Senegal. I'll be spending the first couple days in orientation and hopefully getting to know the city. Then it's off to my first host family, a household consiting of a widowed mother, 5 children and numerous grandchildren.
Thanks for taking the journey with me! I will try my best to make this blog mildly interesting :) I can't wait for your comments.
See you in a few months!