Got semi-regular blogs firing up on my other blog site around all things development, simplistic and strange… this one a transit day spent in Doha!

Normal Life in the Life of Lunny

Some days you just never know what is going to happen…

Arriving at Doha, Qatar this morning at 6am I thought I would head out of the airport, go for a nice long walk and taste a bit of this Middle Eastern country and head back by night and on my way to Pakistan.

Then about 30 minutes upon arrival I was told I couldn’t leave the airport (yuck – 17 hours in an airport!) or have to pay a huge amount to get a visa for the day and limited time to spend on the outside.

That was until I spoke to someone who said – ‘oh you have a delay of more than 16 hours – they will put you up in a hotel, pay for visa and all meals’. Game on.

And that is what happened with a long (very hot and burnt) walk.

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Summer of Polio Eradication Across North America…?

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In this one a 6 month update (sorry) and stay tuned to my personal blog which will follow closely my time, learning and work in Pakistan and India for the next 8 weeks – http://lunny06.wordpress.com/2012/10/21/ending_polio_from_canada/  and follow along on further posts here: http://lunny06.wordpress.com

The big one personally for me is the continued love and hope I have for humanity and how we can see an end to polio and then extreme poverty – I don’t say this blindly or without absolute conviction.

What a great summer of people, places, polio pro-action to see a polio-free world for everyone, everywhere, forever! And somehow I get to call this work…?

P.E.A.C.E. d’Arcy.

PS. With the biggest amount of humility and humbleness thank you to everyone who played their part (and beyond)!