DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO EDITION: I Left ListApp For A Month And...

  1. Shaved my beard
    Quickly. I needed a new passport photo same day for my visa application (it was all very last minute, long story) and apparently beards that make one look like the unibomber are a big no-no at checkpoints).
  2. See what I mean?
    Unibomber.
  3. Got injected with nearly $500 worth of immunizations.
    But it's not my money! Not the best way to get healthcare, but I'll take what I can get.
  4. Had my job description overnighted.
    This is the template from last year.
  5. Received a ticket.
    Literally yesterday. I just arrived at my hotel in DC an hour ago.
  6. And now I'm packed and ready to depart tomorrow evening!
    I will be out of the country for two weeks.
  7. Stay tuned for updates from the DRC.