"Visiting Sabino" Elistan doesn't lead groups on the Lares Trek very often but when he does he likes to stop and introduce his visitors to Sabino and Katerina. Thin Incan couple are happy in their small home. They speak only Quechua, the traditional Incan language, and spend their days caring for their land and animals [...]
Here's the first of a new thing I'm trying... Image of the Week! It's pretty self-explanatory, check back every Friday for a new one! "The Entrepreneur" The Lares trek, an alternative to the Inca Trail, Meanders through farm land, herds of llamas and alpacas, across several rivers and to the top of a couple of [...]
January, 2011 - Giwa Farm IDP Camp in Rongai, Kenya These are a couple of shots from a new series I'm working on, depicting daily life in an IDP Camp. To see more images, please visit my website and look the under "featured" tab.
17 January, 2011 Dear Heather, Nikki, Lauren, Lyndsay, Clare and Tami – The weather is beautiful, I wish you were here. You have no idea how true that is, especially after a day like today. Since arriving in Kenya, I’ve been in Nairobi – I’ve laughed with Irene, visited with Bridget and George, got sassy [...]
Just an observation that Nikki and I were discussing last night - what is the value of a shilling? Mathematically speaking, at the moment about 75 ksh (Kenyan shillings) equal $1 but, unless you're trying to figure out how much money you have in your bank account, that's irrelevant. 400 ksh - A taxi ride [...]
Yesterday was a good day. I joined a group of locals from Nairobi - friends of Irene's, including George, my host dad - on a visit to the two IDP Camps that I'd visited previously: Baruku and Pipeline. Our first stop was Baruku, home of the famous Dust Babies. I really don't even have words [...]