By Preston Nix

Tied-Finance Auction

It’s been a while since my last blog post, it has been busy, and then agonizingly slow, often in the same day. So, I haven’t been able to sit down and write something until this past weekend. I will try to upload more pictures later, but our internet has been slow lately and so I’ve…

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By Preston Nix

#26 Garamba National Park

Had an awesome weekend last week with my trip to Garamba National Park. If this park sounds familiar, it is because the LRA has made it one of their safe havens. So, I very well may have been only one hundred kilometers from the now (in)famous Joseph Kony. It is very unlikely that he was…

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By Preston Nix

Gone Fishing!

This weekend was one of the best I’ve had on site since I’ve been here. Six of us decided to head north to our hydro-electric power plant to fish, barbeque and hang out. When we got there we saw some hippo tracks, some eagles, and may have heard a jungle elephant in the distance, but…

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By Preston Nix

Driving in Congo

Driving here has definitely been entertaining. All of my co-workers complement me on my driving skills, and ask if I was a professional driver back home. It’s funny that, even though I am a decade younger than most of them, I have been driving longer than all of them combined. Congolese roads, for better or…

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