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About thaineha

I am a returned peace Corps Volunteer, North Borneo (Sabah) Malaysia 1962-64 I am making my first trip to Africa. I will spend two weeks in Morocco, and about three weeks in Senegal and Mali. I plan to travel overland from Dakar to Bamako. I hope to meet a few Peace Corps Volunteers along the way and learn how Peace Corps service has changed over the years. I live in California and spent most of my working life as a health economist working in rural health care development throughout the US, California and a variety of international projects.

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Casablanca Arrived by overnight train from Tangier Oct 24

This is a special bulitten for my geographically challenged friends.  I am 500 + or – miles west of the earthquake in Turkey.  I was on the ferry from Spain at the time and no we saw no sign of a … Continue reading

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Oct 25 noon flight to JFK and on to LAX

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Oct 24 Casablanca

As I noted above I arrived at 4:30 AM from Tangier, which was an extension of my final day in Tarifa.  I hitched a ride to town from my country hotel along the highway west of town.  Another guest visiting from … Continue reading

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Oct 23 boat in the evening to Tangier to catch overnight train to Casablancca

Ike and I talked about travels and life,s twists and turns as the evening drew to a close he boarded his car for Merikesh, I found mine for Casablanca.  Interesting enough at some pôint in the night they must have … Continue reading

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Oct 21-22 Tarifa Spain

rain and lightning last night

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Oct 20 Boat to Tarifa Spain

It´s 7:00 AM and those who know me, this is not my time of day.  My moto has always been ¨the best way to see sun rise is just before you go to bed.¨  It´s been one of those nights … Continue reading

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