Trapped on an Island

The other day I found myself thinking about the popular question, if you were trapped on a deserted island, what would you bring? A friend asked me this while I was preparing to travel to Cameroon, and it felt pretty real, but I didn't know how to answer exactly. What do I need to get … Continue reading Trapped on an Island


A Morning Commute

It is 7am and I am in Ngaoundal. While standing on the platform, I yawn and surprise myself when the train whistle chooses the same moment to announce its arrival. Slightly amused, I adjust my bags one final time before boarding the approaching crimson Camrail train.  As the engine pulls up to a halt, crowds form in … Continue reading A Morning Commute