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If you told me on April Fool’s Day 2004 that a simple joke would result in me traveling to Zambia in Southern Africa, I would have said, “The joke’s on you pal”. But sometimes, life takes you down unexpected paths.
During the rainy season, most parts of Luangwa Valley in eastern Zambia cannot be reached by government extension worker. There are too many streams between the villages and Nsefu where he lives. These streams overflow the low bridges and the water is infested with crocodiles.
When my mother died in 2006, she left me some money ̶ not a life-changing amount, but enough to think about. If you have enough money to stay afloat, I find the most fun you can have with money is throwing it at things that matter