Archive for Category: "kenya"
When the tide is low enough, you can stroll along the beach path between Shela and Lamu Town, as the Kenyan coastal heat guides your way. You will pass donkeys, the island’s alternative to cars, slowed by overstuffed bags and aggressively prodded by the young boys guiding them.
I have decided I am definitely going to gain weight while I am in Kenya, and it has absolutely everything to do with the food. Every day at tea time, as long as we are at OLPS, chai and chapatis are served. The chai is made from boiled sugar water, so is always so sweet and compliments the chapatis well
It was only a head cold, but I felt like I couldn’t breathe. My nose was clogged up, my head felt like it had been stuffed full of cotton, and every time a car passed me on the road and kicked up dust, I was thrown into a coughing fit.
I have to say the last week and a half has certainly been a thorough introduction to the risks and pitfalls of living and working in a developing country. Perhaps I should have seen it coming when a Kenyan co-worker professed his love for me
Yesterday I woke up sluggish and heartsick. I was dreaming of home, of biking through the Garden District on my way to spending a leisurely day in the French Quarter, when my alarm sounded. My bike toppled over and my eyes snapped open.