IAmA European Engineer who moved to Africa to repair bridges. I've survived malaria, basically dodged an 18-wheeler truck falling from a bridge 15 m high, faced a spitting snake, and have frequent water issues. Recently I needed trash bags and lea...
I did a popular AMA a while back so I thought I'd do it again. Here's the link to it: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/19h8qt/iama_european_engineer_who_moved_to_africa_to/
My short bio: I was born in Portugal and, to keep a long story short, a while back I started thinking of moving to Africa to a) grow, b) experience life outside the "first world", c) try to contribute to Africa's development, technically as well as socially. A year and a half ago I finally moved to Mozambique and I couldn't be more pleased.
My Proof: I provided proof in this comment of the previous AMA.
EDIT 1: Going to sleep, guys. More tomorrow.
EDIT 2: I had some internet issues yesterday but am back today. However, I've received some pretty bitter criticism (the criticism I appreciated, the bitterness threw me off), so I'm not sure how much I'll continue addressing this AMA.
EDIT 3: As someone pointed out, my views are mine alone, and are far from representing the whole of Africa or African culture. It baffles me that there is a need for me to declare this...