Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nanyuki

Once again, I arrive at Robin’s house in the dark.  The “treehouse” is also the home of Arid Lands Resources, a profitable venture in the gums and resins business.  The ground floor houses the small warehouse and sorting area of … Continue reading

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Nairobi

Nairobi continues to be unrecognizable from the Nairobi of my time as a student in the late 70’s and especially from the tumultuous 90’s.  I love walking the streets of the city but in the 90’s when I would be … Continue reading

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Into Africa

Into Africa There are three large bags that must make their way from my barn office in Vermont to the hot arid plains of northern Kenya.  The bags contain my usual list of supplies – satellite phone, first aid kit, … Continue reading

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