Exit Ethiopia: Enter Kenya

This is our last day in Ethiopia. Tomorrow morning we leave at 6 am to Addis Abeba where we will see where Lucy, the oldest human skeleton, and go shopping…

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First Days in Ethiopia

After treeplanting for a month or so, and meeting some of my new favorite people, I returned home with what I thought was 3 days to prepare for my journey…

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Getting Kenya-Ready

Even though my trip isn't for over a month, I am busy at least mentally preparing for the experience to come. I visited the Kenya High Commission in Ottawa today…

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July 4th at Ichamara

We have seven more farms to go to and then we are finished the first sampling for the Ichamara area. I can hardly believe things have gone so smoothly. Once…

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Roughing it in Ichamara, Kenya…

If you consider a guesthouse for you and your group, a personal chef, a personal driver, a flushing toilet, and someone to do your laundry to be “roughing it.” Though…

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First Week in Kenya: Sawa Sawa

We are finally here in Kenya after many long months of preparation and anticipation. We arrived July 14th at 3 AM. We began our journey July 12th in the evening,…

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