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A reader commented on the Expat Report Culture Shock in Luanda, Angola
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Do you have any advice or thoughts about culture shock you would like to share?
A new broom sweeps clean, but an experienced broom knows the floor -- Don't knock it 'till you've tried it. (Continue)
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Expat Report Culture Shock in Luanda, Angola was published
Culture-Shock-in-Luanda
Do you have any advice or thoughts about culture shock you would like to share?
Golden rule of culture differences...... it's not wrong, it's just different!!! (Continue)
Expat Report Expat Banking in Luanda, Angola was published
Expat-Banking-in-Luanda
What advice would you offer others about banking abroad?
Do everything you need to do to receive salary at your home country. It will be a big relief. (Continue)
Expat Report Having a Baby in Luanda, Angola was published
Having-a-Baby-in-Luanda
Describe your experience giving birth there. What type of facility did you go to? What (if any) type of pain management did you use? How long did you stay in the hospital? Was it a positive experience? Etc...
Well it was a preety much agonising experience, The clinic was horrible (Clinica Meditex) with a Cuban Doctor called Tula. It was a normal labour and I did not receive Epidural injection (they said the Doctor was away). I was there for the normal 24 hour period of observation. (Continue)
Expat Report Review of ESCOLA and LIS in Luanda, Angola by JJoffres was published
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How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
ESCOLA is a small but well equiped school in the center of the city. It is great for pre-school and for up to the end of grammar school. The school is twin with a collegio which is Portuguese and the children naturally integrate and learn some Portuguese.

LIS is the large school outside of Luanda by several miles and depending on traffic can require an hour to reach and return from. The IB is authorized and they have extensive activities and a large campus. (Continue)

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