Jasmine

Saturday morning I woke up early and got picked up at 6am by the staff of the Child Sight Foundation. We drove the three hours north to their project centre in Sirajgonj, crossing over the longest bridge in the country, 3km wide over a river that looked more like a sea… CSF works hard to…

pride

Friday 20 March, Dhaka “We went to one slum district in Dhaka and weaved our way between the shacks made of wood and iron. Then the path became a bridge made of rickety bamboo, two metres above a pool of many things I did not want to contemplate. ‘Don’t drop anything you want to keep’…

first impressions

Thursday 19th March, Dhaka “I’m here. It is hot. I had forgotten what heat felt like. I breathe in hot air and already my face is damp. But it is nice after the long cold dark Brussels winter. Of course it is only 9.45am, so maybe I’ll take that back in a few hours. It…

here

I’m back in Europe, a whole three hours. I am tired, in need of a looong bath and an even longer sleep. Bangladesh is a fascinating country, like no where I have been before. Lots of stories and photos coming very soon I promise.

dhaka

Yesterday i bought flights to Dhaka, Bangladesh I am going on a work trip for nine days to visit health, education and development projects that work with people with disabilities and people living with leprosy I am very excited and nervous my first time in Asia!! I leave two weeks tomorrow…

German Granny

I’ve often heard people telling great stories about all the people they randomly meet while travelling and the conversations they have that are so significant. I always think, yeah right, like that actually happens to anyone. Yesterday while I was sitting at a bus stop in the middle of a housing estate in not-the-prettiest German…