Snapshots of Dar es Salaam

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Our life in Dar es Salaam, while colorful and memorable, was not what you’ll see in these pictures. Unlike in India, in Dar we lived in a very segregated community. Everyone around us was an expat. We ate in expat restaurants, lived in expat apartments and shopped in expat stores.  In some ways, if I’m being honest, I was more comfortable with this sort of arrangement. But pretty much simultaneously… I was extremely UNcomfortable. Over and over again this year I’ve been forced to confront my definitions of equality and hardship, but also, more unexpectedly; happiness and success.

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