Lessons Learned on Bush Orientation
If the house has a functioning solar powered electric system, don’t mess with it.
When searching for leaks in the gas line, don’t stop after finding and fixing the first leak.
If your options for a long walk in the jungle are bare feet or cleats, choose cleats.
When you turn the gas bottle off, that turns your gas fridge off too. When turning the gas bottle back on, you must remember to re-light the fridge.
A “little ways” can mean a two hour walk. And then, of course, you have to walk back.
When you tell your kids they’ve had enough sugar cane, they can always find someone in the village who will give them more.
The day you’re expecting a plane will be the day that four other planes land or fly over you before yours comes. Of course, you have to lock the door and rush out to the airstrip with four kids each time… just in case.
Lastly, if you want to lose 15 pounds, go on Bush Orientation!
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