Monthly Archives: November 2008

Zanzibar

A much needed breath of fresh air. We loved Zanzibar from the moment that we stepped off the ferry. The Middle Eastern influence and the Arabic greetings spoken on the street seemed so familiar and welcoming to us. Everything seemed … Continue reading

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Dar es Salaam

No photos of Dar because most of our time was taken up with searching for doctors – oh what fun. Basically, Emma has an ear infection. We saw one doctor in Mombasa who tried to fleece us and gave a … Continue reading

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Mombasa

Mombasa has a much more Muslim influence than Nairobi and you could tell instantly with the number of mosques and covered women around. We only spent one night in the city, doing the obligatory “old town” tour and going round … Continue reading

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Choo-choo

We went by sleeper train from Nairobi to Mombasa. It was quite an awesome experience – like something out of an Agatha Christie novel. Everything seemed to be a hangover from colonial times from the Victorian-style station to the posh … Continue reading

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Hand-feeding giraffes

Before we left Nairobi our hosts took us to the Langata Giraffe Centre. On the way, we drove past the farmhouse of Karen Blixen – the lady who wrote Out of Africa (see Flickr). The giraffe centre is funded by … Continue reading

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A new video from Nairobi

This is a fab little video that Ben put together summarising our time with the gorgeous kids that we worked with in the slum school – it made me cry, and I'd already seen it all. The originals for our … Continue reading

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An old video from Beirut

Sorry, we forgot to display this one. It is a summary of our time with the Kids' Club at the INMA centre. INMA Kids’ Club Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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