The Sands At Chale Island
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... and sat right next to me - telling me 'eat', 'I want share with you'. This was the only food he had in the world and he wanted to share! I felt awful.
I did the gracious thing and ate - rice and beans (that are mixed into a paste type water and then poured over the rice as sauce) is definately an aquired taste.
We left soon after and they all shook our hands and said goodbye. I loved them already.
After lunch Steve and I headed ...
... but relaxing at the same time and the warm water calmed our muscles that were still extremely tight from the climb. We then had lunch at a cafe on the beach. The food was fantastic and the views were stunning. It was then time for a snorkel on the reef. We spent so much time that we started to shrivel up. We could of stayed there so much longer than we did but it was time for our boat to depart the island and head back to the main land. It was a fantastic day!
... and terrible coughs are the norm among the HIV positive children due to their compromised immune systems and often the parents are sick, that is, if they are still alive. We ran into an old women, grandma in swahili is shosho, who was probably around 75 years old if not older. She was carrying over 100 pounds of bamboo trunks and carried it uphill as we followed her into her home. We later came to find out that she cares for her HIV positive ...
... only for people who are tired of living." My parents really liked that one.
On a more deeper note, having my parents come here and going out to dinner to enjoy ourselves, I have begun to further recognize how lucky I truly am - to be able to eat 3 meals a day and not worry if I can afford it, to be in good health, and to even have parents in a place where that is a rarity. It is so cliché to say that experiencing life in a developing countries “puts things ...
... on my plane, so at least I have company for some of the journey.
I said my goodbyes again, this time to it's final! Really strange leaving everyone and the home I've had for a whole month, but it's time for the next chapter and adventure.
We had a couple of obligatory beers at the airport (of course). I had about 5 hours to kill in Addis Ababa before boarding the next plane to Delhi, so ...