Category Archives: First Kenya trip (Jan/Feb 2011)

Summary from the Netherlands

I’m writing from my brother’s home in the Netherlands. I was in Africa only a few days ago, but being in a Western country makes it seem a lot farther away than that! I am so glad that I went … Continue reading

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Majorine “Parkay” Nasozi

Majorine, whom we have taken to calling “Parkay,” is a recent college graduate from Uganda. Marilyn has been sponsoring her for the past 10 years or so. Some of you know Marilyn’s history with Majorine, so I thought I would … Continue reading

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About our safari trips

There is no way to really describe these safari trips. Let me try to start by saying that it is kind of like a cruise, but in Africa. The rooms are decked out, with service people helping you at every … Continue reading

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Visit to Samburu village

Today we visited a village of the Samburu people. It reminded me a lot visits I have had to Buddhist temples in Korea, where the visit is very commercialized. The point of the presence of Westerners is to make money, … Continue reading

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Safari!

We left this morning from the Thiiri Centre. Anne Ogren stayed behind to help Boniface settle into his new job as a violin teacher. She will be there for a week. The rest of us, the kids and parents included, … Continue reading

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