If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Cold weather clothes, - Feb 2020


Winter coats. - Feb 2017


Winter clothes. - Jul 2014


Expectation of anything ever happening in a timely manner or repairs being done correctly the first or second time. Leave behind heavy winter clothing, but do bring light jackets and sweaters. - Apr 2014


sense of urgency, common sense (well, bring some but keep it on the shelf). Thinking that the embassy is run by Americans and should hold all to that standard, alas, many of us let the locally-employed-staff continue to fumble around making the same errors again and again, not holding folks accountable or getting them the proper training. - Oct 2012


Wristwatch. Man, are these people laid back. - Jun 2011


Warm clothes. - May 2010


winter clothes and formal wear. - May 2009


Pedicures, the dusty roads ruin them. - Dec 2008


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