• City in Focus
  • La Paz, Bolivia

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    City in Focus: Nuestra Señora de La Paz. Spanish for Our Lady of Peace and commonly known as ‘La Paz’. La Paz will take your breath away, and only partly because the city sits approximately 3650m above sea level. The approach to La Paz from the outlying city of El Alto (home to the world’s […]

  • Travel
  • Mercy Ship Africa


    In January, 2017 I will be leaving behind my husband, dog, family, friends and job to travel to Benin in Western Africa to volunteer on board the Africa Mercy  for 10 weeks. The Africa Mercy is a large boat which operates as a ‘floating hospital’ and includes five operating theatres, an intensive care unit, recovery […]