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We love the atmosphere here and the animals are exciting!
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... some unknown reason. Means that I've lost all my Crossing the Equator photos which we did today - plus the Dutch lads riding in their party dresses for the whole day, along with Tim and Tallis.
Was only 3km to the equator from camp - had to laugh at a sign for a dentist - there we are, near the equator with Mount Kenya in view, and Kilimanjaro not far away - and what have they called the dentists - but 'Everest' Dental ...
... like a good start. (The rate of exchange is about 90 shillings per dollar so we are feeling wealthy with our wad of Shillings.
We met Wambui at 4 and she took us to visit and organization for children called "Children of Hope". It is a small organization operated by one teacher. The purpose of the organization is to feed and nourish about 25 disadvantaged children. Wambui’s sister, who recently died, was in charge ...
... Knitters in Njoro. It was started in 1998 and provides two sources of income to local rural women. The first is by buying wool and the second is by selling the knit products. The wool provides jobs as they clean it, spin it, and dye it using traditional methods. Apparently the dying process can be hit and miss ie. beets left in the sun a few days don't have enough colour left to dye the wool. The knitters are paid by the stitch and they can sew as much or as little as they want. ...
... I thought we would amuse ourselves by starting our own backgammon tournament where I lost every single game...safe to say I gave up after the fourth loss! We bimbled up the lovely winding hills along the road to Nanyuki and turned off onto a very bumpy road. There was a method to Franny's madness as she was taking us along a road which follows the fence line of the Ol Jogi Game reserve. I think the bumps got to everyone's bladders as a loo stop was in order, but the truck that we ...