Category Archives: Africa 2010

Africa 2010 – video post

I finally got around to editing my Africa videos into something worth watching. The video quality is considerably lower than the more recent montages and this was before image stabilization, so bare with me. A quick shout out to some … Continue reading

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out of Africa

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So I am now home from Africa. What a trip! My body, mind, soul- you name it, it has somehow changed shape due to that enormously beautiful continent. It was a lot- a lot to take in. This was really … Continue reading

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Rama-domination

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Since I last wrote I have left Ethiopia. I think by the time I did (or certainly by now) I had at least a bit of a better understanding of the people I found there. I’m still not sure how … Continue reading

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stranger in a strange land

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It was a short flight from Nairobi to Addis Ababa- especially after all the long bus rides. And then there was Gail and her beautiful face. I can’t even explain how happy I was to see her after almost two … Continue reading

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on African advertising

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A spectre is haunting Africa- no, not communism, the spectre of advertising. I have now been to 3 major cities in East Africa- Kampala, Dar es Salaam, and Nairobi- advertisements are absolutely EVERYWHERE. There are the little things- all ‘litter … Continue reading

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a tale of 2 cultures

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A bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, a ferry to Zanzibar for a bit of rest and relaxation, a bus from Dar, across the Kenyan border, to Mombasa, and a long train ride to Nairobi since I’ve … Continue reading

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beyonda Uganda

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It’s strange how quickly a place can go from being completely foreign to feeling like home. By the time we were wrapping up our projects and making plans to leave, Nkokonjeru had become a place where I not only knew … Continue reading

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developing my world

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There is something, though, that has stuck with me for a while and so I want to back track a bit and tell you about it. Travelling here was strange. It started with a night in a beautiful condo in the … Continue reading

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providence house revival

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Nkokonjeru is a very religious community. The whole town basically revolves around the Catholic Church and the convent which is kindly hosting us EWB volunteers. The nursery, primary, and secondary schools are all Catholic and everyone seems to make it … Continue reading

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me, Mzungu, Ronaldo

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Greetings from Uganda! I’ve only been here 5 days but I’m already learning that the hardest part of traveling is simply prying oneself from the comfort and security of home. Being in such a foreign land where I know nothing of the language, culture, … Continue reading

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