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We have just now come back to Cape Coast after three weeks of doing field research in villages spread around the region. Our class was divided into seven groups going to seven different villages. Many groups were placed in villages along the coast, and some of us were placed in villages further into the country.

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Halfway in the semester we get a long weekend off, where us students can travel wherever we like. We were a big group who decided to go to Ha Giang and go on a motorbike ride up in the mountains near the border of China. To get to Ha Giang we had to take a

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  At the end of the semester in Pokhara you will first be working on one group exam with some of your fellow students, followed by a three-week period of an individual home exam. While working on the group paper, all students stay in Pokhara. The individual exam can be written from anywhere. I have

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On Friday, we headed to Accra for the long weekend. The reason we decided on going to Accra, the capital, was because African Games is being hosted in Ghana at the moment, and the opening ceremony was in Accra. As we decided on going the day before, we ordered the tickets while we were driving,

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Time has flown by as we have adjusted to the buzz of the city. While we have gotten used to our schedule with classes and studying, most of us have acquired new hobbies or joined activities in our free time. In addition to feeling like a part of the community, this also gives us an

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As students living in Cape Coast, Ghana, our everyday life is a little different from our everyday life back in Norway. We start our day with breakfast at the hostel. The breakfast is served Monday through Friday at 7am and consists of eggs, bread, porridge, and fruit. At 7.45 am, the bus leaves from the

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If you drive 2,5 hours from Hoi An and towards the border to Laos, you will find the Ka Tu people – a small ethnic group living in Vietnam and Laos. Recently, the whole class went as a part of the official study program on a field trip to two of their villages. We left

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