A glimpse of what I have seen

Today’s blog is a taste of Africa;  I’ve selected a few pictures that will give you an idea of things I see on a daily basis. I hope you enjoy Africa from afar as much as I have enjoyed living here for the past 2 months!  To see the pictures better, click on each one and they will enlarge and show up clearer.

p.s. I am including some Safari drive pictures. I don’t want you getting the idea that I have the privilege of hanging out with lions and leopards on a daily basis (although they are pretty much in my back yard!)

This boy doesn't say much, but maybe that's because he is too busy taking care of his family's livestock. Even though he's little, I saw him whip those cows to move where he wanted them to go.

This boy doesn’t say much, but maybe that’s because he is too busy taking care of his family’s livestock. Even though he’s little, I saw him whip those cows to move where he wanted them to go.

This picture is to show you the size of the boy compared to the cows he's herding.

Take a look at  the size of the boy compared to the cows he’s herding!

The Oloosinon Primary School cook.

The Oloosinon Primary School cook. What a beautiful smile!

The kid LOVE it when you take pictures of them! The outgoing ones will pose for the camera, and then run up to you to see the photos.

The kids LOVE it when you take pictures of them! The outgoing ones will pose for the camera, and then run up to you to see the photos.

Pure beauty.

Pure beauty.

This young man came in with a 3rd degree burn from his foot to almost his knee! He had a suizure near the fire... And waited 3 days to come in. Please keep him in your prayers!

This young man came in with a 3rd degree burn from his foot up to almost his knee! He had a suizure near the fire… And waited 3 days to come in. Please keep him in your prayers!

Evening walks with zebra, giraffe, and cute little babies makes the day end right!

Evening walks with zebra, giraffe, and cute little babies makes the day end right!

The beautiful Mara West.

What a treat to enjoy the simple beautiful expanse of The Mara West.

You should order what you want... But eat what you get!

You should order what you want… But eat what you get!

Some people say I'm bad to the bone...

Some people say I’m bad to the bone…

Just another African sunrise! :)

Just another African sunrise! 🙂

We are currently in a terrible drought and this is the last of the water. If rain doesn't come quickly, my dowry will start dying...

We are currently in a terrible drought and this is the last of the water. If rain doesn’t come quickly, my dowry will start dying…

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One night I woke up having to pee really bad. The ‘bathroom’ is a ways from my hut, so I figured I could just squat outside my hut. I was staring up at the sky thinking “I get to pee in this wide open African sky under the beautiful stars!” when I suddenly heard the roar of a lion. Although I could tell it was a little ways away, I still wasted no time in running back into my hut and the safety of my bed.

I think we scared this poor guy...

I think we scared this poor guy…

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What a good audience to have when you break down in the middle of the mara…

Maybe next time I'll see the fastest animal in action!

Maybe next time I’ll see the fastest animal alive  in action!

After searching for hours, we finally found the mama cheetah and her four babies! They literally looked hand painted by God.

After searching for hours, we finally found the mama cheetah and her four babies! They literally looked hand painted by God.

God is SO good! He placed this leopard right in our path on the way back to camp! We were close enough to see his big fat belly move with every breath.

God is SO good! He placed this leopard right in our path on the way back to camp! We were close enough to see his big fat belly move with every breath.

I hope the pictures helped you visualize the beauty I see regularly! Thank you all for your prayers and messages! 🙂

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