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Today we took a long day trip to kisumu. We went with my uncle, aunt, cousin and her son who all live in Kericho. Bigmummy and I were both very excited to see the wildlife and lake Victoria, which is the largest freshwater lake in Africa. Unfortunately, an hour into our journey, our 4x4 broke down! So we had to wait 45mins while Raj (harpreets husband) drove down with a spare minivan to drive us to kisumu. I later found out that he was also waiting by the roadside u til 4pm ...
Today Jazz, Laura and I woke up at 7am. It was the last day before I left Ulamba, the day of the closing ceremony. I felt depressed waking up but some sort of progression in both the kids and my life. It has been an amazing 10 days, I have met some amazing people and done what I love. The day started off with cooked breakfast, it was immense. Mama Rose was still as crazy and excitable as always.
The ceremony began, with ...
... here are awesome. Last night I sneakily left the talent show for a bit, in order to photograph the moon and fireflies. It is incredibly hard to capture the fireflies, they glow every now and again - however it was so relaxing. I was lost, for literally half an hour. Sitting in the grass, watching the glows of the ground. I couldnt even think about photography, tomorrow I think I want to catch a few of these fireflies.
... especially have taken on board the fact that i'm veggie.
There's especially one girl in my group who has an amazing personality: her names Linet. She makes me laugh and smile every time I see her. Its something about her which is so cute and warming, she always adds a "wow" into each sentence, which is hilarious. "You wash up Dan? Wow!" ahahhah. One thing I love about the Kenyan kids is they don't forget about you! Even if im late for tea or dinner, they would have ...
... was donated by the authorities, who supported Moving Mountains and the work that was being done for the community. Sustainability is really what this place thrives on, on arrival I expected there to be quite limited resources and expected the orphanage to be quite dependant on the charity. However, when exploring I was amazed at how much is here and how they survive from local produce, sourced water and the rental of guest houses on site. Altogether ...
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