Re: [ujeni] South Africa or Vietnam Expats?
Re: [ujeni] South Africa or Vietnam Expats?BRING ON THE PEEPS!
On 4/16/08 5:50 AM, "Paul DEVER" <pcpaul@...> wrote:
I got peeps in both places...Can I give them your email???
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- Hey Liz
Just an FYI, I went ahead and sent the baby tevas out to CALI to a Lesotho RPCV. Catalina got alot of use out of them last summer. Thanks so much.
Congrats on the upcoming third child!! You are much braver than I! Love to your family.
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 18:02:22 -0400
Subject: [ujeni] Baby TevasSorry about that guys, meant to just send it to John.
But since I have your attention: we have one pair of Baby Tevas for any little future PCVs out there. They are a size 4/5, red with little zebras. They came to us from Deb, Rand and Ben Wise (the original PC Malawi baby). They are in great shape as the little buggers out grow them so quickly!
If anyone is interested just let me know where to mail ‘em! I just like the idea of keeping them in the Peace Corps Baby family.
On 4/15/08 4:15 PM, "Elizabeth Bell" <elizabeth_bell@ comcast.net> wrote:
We are considering positions with CDC in both Pretoria and Saigon. Dave has been talking to a customer of his who is South African and recently moved the States and is freaking him out about the violent crime there (a very legitimate and concerning issue, but my impression is that white South African expats often do not have the most balanced view of their home country), so I think he is leaning towards Vietnam now.
Would you live there with your family again? How much did the crime level impact your daily life (we have small kids so it is unlikely we would be venturing out much after 8pm anyway). We would also have embassy housing. - do you know much about that? Any other details re: quality of life/lifestyle you could pass along, especially or families with young kids, would be helpful.
On 4/15/08 4:08 PM, "John Patten" <jppatten98@yahoo. com> wrote:
Geez, I don't even know where I lived. Make that from
'03-04. I was in Afghanistan after that. Must have got
hit in the head. But I can still advise on fairly
recent life in Pretoria.
--- John Patten <jppatten98@yahoo. com <mailto:jppatten98% 40yahoo.com> > wrote:
> Hi Liz,
> Eriko and I lived in Pretoria '04-06.
> --- Elizabeth Bell <elizabeth_bell@ comcast.net <mailto:elizabeth_ bell%40comcast. net> >
> > Hi,
> > I would be interested in talking with anyone who
> > currently (or very
> > recently) living in South Africa (esp. Pretoria)
> > Vietnam (esp.
> > HCMC/Saigon) .
> > Thanks!
> > Liz