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Category Archives: Travel Insights

EMERALD ISLE.

Vision Alive Whenever I had occasion to meet Brigunath, he appeared to be adrift without a clear purpose, unable to find a meaningful channel for his intelligence and energy. It was therefore a pleasant surprise to meet a reborn Brigunath … Continue reading

THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF KENYAN WOMEN

  As part of its sustainability strategy for the Kenya Integrated HIV & AIDS Program, AMURT has provided microfinance loans and grants for almost 1500 caregivers of vulnerable children throughout Kenya. During my trip to Kenya in July 2012 I … Continue reading

Untouched Kenya

Once the car had branched off the smooth, tarmacked surface of the A2 road on the last leg of our journey to Samburu, I sensed that we were entering a different world. I was not disappointed. Once darkness had enveloped … Continue reading

The Magic of Africa

Africa is a continent where the magical meets the temporal on a daily basis, primarily through the medium of sorcery. During a recent long drive from Nairobi to Wamba in Samburu East District we passed vendors selling bags of charcoal … Continue reading

In Solidarity with Kenya’s Youth 1

When I visited the Otieno family in their corrugated iron home-cum-shop one night, I was astonished to find the children doing their homework in the dim glow of tiny paraffin lamps. I glanced over their shoulders to read the printed … Continue reading

Damascus Illuminations

While in Damascus in the Summer of 2008, I decided to visit the Omayad Mosque, a magnificent structure that took ten years to build, rising to its full glory in 705 CE under the patronage of the Omayad Calif Al-Walid … Continue reading

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