Author Archives: Venelin

November 20

Back from vacation

Hello from dry Abuja! This is just a quick update on what happened since my last post. I went to Bulgaria during October and returned back in end of the month for the final run. It was a good time for relax and contemplation what happened during my stay so far. Already a month after […]

October 02

Three months in Abuja

Greetings from Abuja, Nigeria, My assignment is coming to its third month, I am about to have my annual leave and have a break from the African “winter”. For the local people it is winter indeed and you can clearly see it in them wearing long sleeve jackets and pullovers when it gets down to […]

August 04

Oyinbo, oyinbo, hey oyinbo…

I cast a glance at where the shout came from. Two rows of white teeth stretched in wide smile and the shout continued “Oyinbo, oyinbo..”. It was soldier sitting in a watchtower in one of the big houses along the street who was calling me. I waved to him and continued walking down to the […]

July 03

Via Aristotelis

Every year the birds from Europe start their long journey to the hot lands of Africa looking to escape from the cold winter. They pass through several main flyways between the continents. Discovered by Aristotle during ancient times Via Aristotelis (Aristotelian Path) is one of them. GSK also has its own birds called… PULSE volunteers. […]