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There is also a glaring absence of female artists present within the galleries. Historically, female artists and art work would have been difficult to come by but surely they could have found space for a few works in the Modern and Contemporary art sections. Obviously, they did not see fit to ‘See Humanity in a New Light’ with regards to gender representation.

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First Impression: I arrived at the butt crack of dawn and to be honest, in downtown Amman, I was intimidated by the near empty streets and every second man yelling out to me. My hostel I had booked through hostel world was under renovations so I was left wandering the streets looking for a new accommodation. Nothing was opened that early, to even sit for a coffee and get my bearings.  I found… Read More

Mbeya,Tanzania The drive to Mbeya from Malawi is all mountains, trees, lake views, and small villages.  Mbeya is elevated above the malaria line so it’s cold but the valley is beautiful.  Looking at google maps, I realized that Mbeya is settled in The Great Rift Valley which is not really one large trench but a network of similar trenches that extends from Lebanon to Mozambique. I realized that I had been to… Read More

Someone: “What are your Travel Plans for Winter Break ?” (2016/17) Me:“I’m going to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.” Someone: “Oh wow!  So do you take flights between all the countries?” Me: “We have a flight from Harare to Victoria Falls and then Mbeya TZ, to Dar Es Salaam, TZ.  The other times we will take a bus.” Someone: “You guys need to be careful, (doom doom doom) I’ve heard that people… Read More