One of the most striking things you see driving around this city is the revolutionary graffiti on walls, underpasses, and columns. The new flag is everywhere, and Gaddafi caricatures are quite popular.
Since I’ll be living here for two months, I will try and document my experience of daily life on this project.
In a late-breaking development, I got a contract to work on a voting registration system in Libya. I’ll be here for two months building data analysis dashboards, reviewing technical infrastructure, and fixing issues as they come up. It’s the next part of my quest to learn more about international development, as well as do “good work with smart people.”
— Update Jan 21 2014
I am now out of Libya, and will be writing back-dated posts on my experience living and working there.
Well, I thought I was going to Libya, but due to some delays with my visa, I ended up spending the weekend in Malta.
We ended the trip with one final day of crazy travel, with four consecutive flights to get us back home.