I will be sharing stories for all of these in future posts, so be sure to subscribe to my blog to not miss it, but here is a list I worked on while in Africa, of things I wish I had been warned about.
Advice I wish I had been told before going to Africa:
-Ask someone if funny noises you make may mean anything.
-Holding babies is wonderful, but don't wear clothes you like.
-If you plan on going to Sunday church, pack something elegant.
-If kids start laughing in your presence...you are doing something wrong.
-No matter how hard you try, kids will not smile for the camera. They are taught to frown for the camera.
-Bring anti- fungal cream for yourself.
-Pack a flashlight, no matter what conditions you think you are going to.
-You will be called "Muzungu"....alot...
-When using "squatty potty" make sure you don't have anything in your pockets.