How to: Make Bowangs

It is cold season, which means I set my alarm with every intention of waking up to go for my morning run, but instead, I wake up to a coldness that one wouldn’t think is possible in a small island that sits right on the equator. Oh, Timor, what a strange place you can be… … Continue reading How to: Make Bowangs

Culture Shock

*Insert fancy flashback graphics* I am laying in bed – no, stuck, I am stuck in bed. It is 2:00 in the afternoon, and I still haven’t left my room. I told my host family I was sick, because that was the best way I could describe it. How do you describe the culture shock … Continue reading Culture Shock

Halo Kafe {Make Coffee}

It is 3:00 in the afternoon, and I feel like an important part of my day is missing. I go through a mental check list of the past few hours: I ate breakfast, started working on my budgeting class, walked around my community, ate lunch, took a “deskansa” or break, and now I am sitting … Continue reading Halo Kafe {Make Coffee}