yeay! I had my 2nd article posted again in Kompas.com such a Monday present!
A typical Monday for me begins with a 4WD ride over unpaved roads from the small town of Thyolo heading to Thekerani village where I spend most days of every week working.
Nowadays, it has been very cold already. Last May, the rainy season has ended and the thick fog marked the beginning of winter.
Similar to many Asians, Africa in my imagination is barren, dry land, scorching hot weather, and packed with wild animals. It never crossed my mind that winter exists here. There is no snow but temperatures can drop to 6 degree celcius!. It is cold enough to make my tropical blood shiver. I am not prepared. Continue reading