Travel Blogs from Nairobi
The team had off until 3 PM today, so many took the time to do some shopping, eat lunch out, or simply rest and hang by the pool. John tried all morning to work out the movie night we had promised the children, but alas, technical difficulties beyond our control made it impossible. Instead, we went with Plan B, which was to do the music, crafts and Bible story at Each One Touch One, and it all worked out for the best.
The team got a ...
While I was in Masai land I got one of the Masai men working
for the camp to take me on a tour of his village. The Masai in this area work
with the tourists, making money in this way but also it seems to express their
pride in their culture which is remarkable in its resiliency and tenacity at
staying with the traditional ways in the face of modern life. The Masai people
were displaced when the British set aside the Masai ...
... out as the ladies were having their tea break and bought some mandasi; they're a bit of a favourite treat here and I wanted to do something nice in my last day. We had some extra jam and peanut butter that the girls had left behind so enjoyed a mandasi feast with tea! I spent some time playing with the kids before lunch. They've all been pretty clingy since I've come back from the lake; makes it clear that they realise people come and go a lot here. I had a quiet ...
... Lainey” and my screen is filled with big kissing lips. This time it was a teapot ‘pouring tea’ into the mug I just happened to have beside me. Thanks Kari, I don’t know if you enjoy it as much as I do... but it’s one of my favorite things!
A less favorite thing though, is that you will all be at my house for Thanksgiving today, eating turkey and being loud without me.
BUT, Meg, ...
... capture over a hundred photos though, lots of editing to be done.
SUPPORT OF THE FILM INDUSTRY
Another highlight of Nairobi, although some will disagree, was the cinemas. Both being avid movie watchers, not having access to DVD movies and both missing the big screen since we left Cape Town, we maxed out on what was on offer. Before we went to Uganda, while on an unsuccessful Sudanese Embassy trip, we stumbled upon a cinema in a small centre and abandoned ...