Tag Archives: Masai

Tanzania diary: July 6

We are now a few days past the point when some of the Karimu volunteers began to weary of the blandness and monotony of our diet. It may be a bigger issue for the adults than for the teenagers, to … Continue reading

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City Masai

The first Karimu volunteers to visit Dareda Kati, in 2008, were ready to stay in tents or mud huts. They were ready to cook for themselves, if necessary. If this wasn’t quite Magellan, sailing west into the Pacific without any … Continue reading

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Fear and trust

After Marianne and I have traveled to Tanzania so many times, the fear of Africa that prevents some people from going with us seems absurd. With many of them, we can overcome that fear by pointing out that three of … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes

Though the title of my May 28 post refers to a much less serious misdiagnosis than the kind brought to my attention by Dr. Desiree LaBeaud of Children’s Hospital Oakland, a common source connects these misdiagnoses. When I complained about … Continue reading

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