Simple Days in Bagamoyo

Friday, June 23 Today was a more leisurely day but we started at 6am for a sunrise walk on the beach. I tried to climb a coconut tree. Of course, that went terribly but the guy in the next tree scampered up to the very top, sliced off the tops of coconuts and filled his water bottle with the milk before climbing down. After our usual delicious breakfast in the Travelers Lodge, we headed to shopping in Bagamoyo where we spent some hours looking at the local art. After pizza and Tusker (local beer) at Poa Poa Restaurant we headed to the Asante Sana For Education office and spent a couple of rewarding hours working on reading comprehension skills with the Students Empowering students members. T

A Thursday Like No Other

What a special day today with an early morning drive to Mnindi over some pretty rough roads, some paved. We were worried that we may be held up due to the new president visiting the area but it actually brought us good luck as all the trucks were diverted. We stopped at a small government primary school where we saw a crowd of little boys in unbelievably white crisp shirts playing a game with a rag ball. We pulled over as Ashley had a stash of beautiful new soccer balls in the back of our car. As we walked towards them with the shiny new ball, they stopped playing and ran over, so did the girls who were studying in one of the buildings. We talked to them for a moment and then gave them the b

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