GradSWE Overseas, Liberia

L-SWE SUCCESS Day 5: Sunday Bluffing

*Bluffing: Liberian colloqua for walking around while looking good, and knowin’ it. 🙂

Sunday was a day of rest, and a field trip! In the morning, some students went to various places of worship around Kakata, and others stayed in for some welcome R&R. Around 1pm, we piled onto the L-SWE bus— it definitely brought us closer together!— and headed off to see the Bong Mines. Unfortunately, when we got to the mines, we found out they were not providing escorts to enter that day, so instead we drove to find a nearby river to picnic beside.

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L-SWE on the road from Bong Mines

Our bus driver (a rare woman driver) was a master of navigating turns, steep hills and treacherously uneven roads. We had to empty the bus a few times for it to get up a particularly steep hill. But eventually we got to the river and, as would become the norm, it turned into a photo shoot.

L-SWE Photo Shoot at the River

It was a good day, and a nice way to close out the first week of the SUCCESS camp!

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