Living In A 3rd World Country Where Your Everyday Belongings Send A Wealth Message…

Bougainville Island
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My first few days on Bougainville Island were quite frankly, a culture shock.

We arrived on Friday morning, were met by one couple who took us to our new home, (provided by the company), showed us our survival…

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Maria Rattray

Maria Rattray

Striving to make the world a better place, especially for our children. My extensive teaching background can help. Just ask at https://ponmyword.com/askmaria/

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