The Baobab

baobab in Tanzania

Across Africa, we encounter my favorite tree, the baobab. In the first months of our trip the baobab was mainly a dry tree “with the roots up”. Once we saw a flowering baobab in Namibia, which I wrote about then. In Tanzania, in late November, early December, we see the baobabs are greener and are … Read more The Baobab

Visit to the baby home, hospital and nursery school in Rangala

hospital Rangala, Kenya

On Sunday, October 23th, we visit the babyhome in Rangala. This place is run by six nuns, along with several nurses. The babies and toddlers who stay here are either orphans or children who have been abandoned. Sister Marie Esther asks me emphatically not to post photos of children online. She appreciates that we take … Read more Visit to the baby home, hospital and nursery school in Rangala