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  • Amy said ... hola katrina. thinking of you every day. hope you are having fun, learning swahili (sp?) and taking pics of your adventure. i sent you something in the mail yesterday, i hope you get it eventually. lots of love over here sent your way~ love, barney n gang

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  • Our guide was a man named Daudi (swahili for David) Peterson, who grew up in Tanzania and runs an extraordinary organization called Dorobo Safaris.

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  • I know it wasn't latin, or french, or swahili, whatever, but it worked for me.

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  • My days consist mainly of: going on random walks in my village, stopping to talk to people, who then either: laugh at me, stare at me blankly when i try to speak swahili, offer me food, or ask me for money/food/presents.

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  • So along with this thought, here's another mini-lesson in swahili refer to the pics.

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  • Use of real languages can be a problem because they don't just have 10 invented words but the whole bucket to pull from, and at times it's just too much, as I probably didn't speak swahili even a little bit - but I do incline towards the new over all.

    Unicorns: Have they been mylittleponied into blunt four-color rainbows?

  • The aim of the first half of the programme was to undertake survival training and earn your place on 'an adventure' in an unspecified place but we were being taught a few words of spanish, swahili and malay, so whatever it was going to be exotic and I was up for it!

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  • I try to put on my thick skin and practice my big smile, relentless socialness, quick swahili come backs, and tireless laughter before venturing into the crowded alleyways, but inevitably before too long my heart and the corners of my mouth are about as heavy as my plastic bags of vegetables.

    Snapshots and Tidbits

  • In swahili its chicha one pours slightly warm water over it and squeeze the grated pieces.

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  • Did you ever read those assembly instructions, originally in chinese, translated to hindu by an exile russian, then translated to swahili by a norwegian fisher without job, then translated to french by a hutu without emplyoment?

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