Day 100 in Africa
“Ti Mama,” performed in northern...
Windhoek doesn't feel like Africa at all
It’s so modern and clean and German.
Mokoro parting reeds, Okavango Delta, September...
On the road again
— and a bit behind schedule. Four days in Zanzibar somehow turned into 10.
Masai Mara, August 17-19
Men without women
Next stop: Lake Nakuru
When one is young one must see things, gather experience, ideas; enlarge the...– Heart of Darkness
A song from this morning’s assembly.
Yesterday we built some small, 5-on-5 soccer goals...
Some in southern Sudan call the lost boys the...
Tuesday, July 27
Head out to the school at around 10:30. I am driving, and about halfway there we decide the road is too swamped to proceed. Puddles have become proper ponds. We try to park off the road, behind some trees, but as we are locking up the car bees attack us. Naomi is stung. It’s funny, we each take a different approach to finding safety. Naomi gets in the car, Hilary starts to run then joins Naomi in...
Nightfall, July 21
18-hour ferry to Wadi Halfa today
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“Listen, Robert, going to another country doesn’t make any difference. I’ve tried all that. You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. There’s nothing to that.” “But you’ve never been to South America.” “South America hell! If you went there the way you feel now it would be exactly the same. This is a...
“I was going to Africa for the best reason — in a spirit of discovery; and for the pettiest — simply to disappear, to light out, with a suggestion of I dare you to try and find me.” Paul Theroux