Writings from Africa

A collection of emails and journal entries from my year in Africa

"Now, looking back on my life in Africa, I feel that it might altogether be described as the
existence of a person who had come from a rushed and noisy world, into a still country."
- Karen Blixen, from Out of Africa
Part I - Kenya
  • Catching Road-Kill
  • "I am the only one who isn't feeling sick"
  • "The traffic jam was 20km long..."
  • "He slipped and fell 20 feet to the bottom"
  • Climbing Mt. Kenya
Part II - WFP
  • Facts and Figures
  • Alphabet Soup
  • "We hit a bump and the engine died"
  • Simon
Part III - Sudan
  • "Tomorrow I leave for Sudan"
  • "All I could see were Caleb's eyes getting bigger and bigger..."
  • "He decided to settle the quarrel with his AK-47"
  • "Apparently she just died"
  • Elephants

Part IV - The Journey Home
  • "My latest worst experience..."
  • "The brakes completely failed"
  • "Do You have Shoes?" - U.S. Customs

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Created December 22, 2003