“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I am lucky to have had such an amazing experience working and living here in Kenya for the last 8 months, but will be ending my journey here in 2…… Continue reading The End of a Chapter
Hello from Uganda! After being home in the states for a wonderful Xmas and New Years, I am back in East Africa and just got back from a project in Uganda for the past 3 weeks. Given that I have spend the majority of my blogging on the trips I have been able to take,…… Continue reading Yes, Please!
I was very spoiled this weekend to have gotten to see a myriad of animals without even having to leave my own city! Saturday began with a trip to the elephant orphanage. The orphanage is for baby elephants who had been abandoned or separated from their mothers. Most of them unfortunately had been orphaned due…… Continue reading Elephants, Giraffes, Ostriches Oh Myyy!
The weekend began with a goal to get a chicken. While buying a chicken in Nairobi would have been logical, my new friends and I went on a little adventure to buy a chicken from Kangundo and to build a house for it to bring back to Nairobi. My new friend Santiago from work also…… Continue reading An Adventure to Get a Chicken
Nairobi is a city of opposites: Rich and poor, dirty and clean, expensive and cheap, beautiful and ugly, safe and unsafe. My first two hours in the city were spent in a cab in traffic trying to get from the airport to my new home after 26+ hours of traveling. While I don’t remember much…… Continue reading A City of Opposites
Hi there! As many of you know, I have a problem with social media. I didn’t have a facebook for 3 plus years, but thanks to friends who did have facebook I some how remembered some birthdays and was invited to some social events even though I didn’t RSVP on facebook. Unfortunately, I now have…… Continue reading Embracing Social Media