Author Archives: barbaraharte

December 19

Homeward Bound

    As the saying goes “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”.    I certainly intended to write more blogs to share with all of you who were interested.  But instead I did manage to email many of you and did a bit of Facebook.  However, now I am feeling guilty so […]

July 02

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. “

The above quote from St Augustine was given to me by a friend before I left the US.  I think it is so true – you learn so much from travel.  I arrived in Swaziland and immediately was struck by the natural beauty of the place.  It is very mountainous in Mbabane ( pronounced bah […]

June 13

Next week in Africa

One week from today I will actually be in Africa.  The time has gone so quickly since I applied in December.  I feel prepared and somewhat organized but it has tested all of my multitasking expertise to get here.  Now to pack– where do you start to choose a wardrobe for 6 months in a […]

June 02

Nearly There!

I am dipping my toe in the water here trying to write my first ever Blog! I’d really like to use this forum to let people know about all of the interesting experiences I will have in Swaziland.  I have learned a lot already about Africa and the CHAI project I will be part of […]