Sand, Smiles and Sore Feet

10 Nov

Sorry I have been missing in action from my blog for a few months now, but I have been VERY busy and still am. I am working full-time for an amazing organization called ‘The Hope Foundation” and have also been working hard to get my Masters thesis finished. I also managed to fit in a weekend away in London and just under a month in Northern Kenya, doing field research.

Here are some photos I took while staying in the town of Lodwar, in Central Turkana, where temperatures reach up to 39′c on a daily basis, the climate is harsh and the landscape is desert like. Water is scarce, sanitation facilities are non existent and Life is all  about survival. When I have more time I will share with you my stories are heart ache, horror, compassion and hope, but for now here are some photos of the amazingly beautiful children I befriended on my journey.

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4 Responses to “Sand, Smiles and Sore Feet”

  1. Michelle Gillies November 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm #

    Wonderful images.

  2. sweettablescapes November 11, 2012 at 6:13 am #

    How incredibly beautiful are these children!! And all with a huge lie of course… In spite of their difficult lives..,,

  3. sweettablescapes November 11, 2012 at 6:14 am #

    I meant “huge smiles”…

  4. Russell Smith December 8, 2012 at 2:42 am #

    They are amazingly beautiful! You are so lucky to be able to travel the world! I’ve missed you!

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