Mid-May

Making a Difference

It’s mid-May, and the end of the school year is a month away. Volunteers who are leaving Georgia – for vacation or forever – already have their flight itineraries. Now commences the countdown. 30 days until I probably never see this friend again. 33 days for this other friend. Some people are eager to go home. Some are sad to leave. I can’t even imagine leaving, so I’m staying. Next year will be my third. I’ll make new friends and they’ll leave again. This is bittersweet.

It’s mid-May, and the heat in the afternoons is enough that riding the bus down Chavchavadze Avenue in Tbilisi means I’ll sweat if I’m just sitting there. I usually opt to walk, these days. Now the kids all get ice cream after school – 80 tetri for a cone, up from 50 last year. Inflation. Now the classroom heat is unbearable unless the doors…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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