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Chakula, or Swahili for Food
September 9, 2012

The best part of exploring a new culture is learning about the food. What people eat and how they make it consumes me. Prior to leaving Portland, more than a few people asked, "What kind of food do they eat?" I had some assumptions, for sure, (heavy on the starches and meat), but I had no idea what to really expect. I was certainly looking forward to finding out. 

Well, I was not disappointed on so many levels. My photos often consist of the foods I've enjoyed eating and making. (more...)

tags: Language, Culture, Gender

location: Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya, Nairobi Area, Kenya, Kenya

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Escarpment into Rift Valley
September 5, 2012

We love LC! Our first excursion in Kenya, we traveled to Nakuru from Nairobi. On the way, we stopped in the hills overlooking the Rift Valley at a roadside curio stand. It was also our first experience with the Kenyan grilled corn.

tags: Environment, History

location: Uplands, Central, Kenya, Central, Kenya, Kenya

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