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The Jungle

Have you ever been in a situation and you wondered, "did I miss something?"  Those were my initial thoughts during what felt like a 1/2 mile hike to the Ella Jungle Resort. Let's start from the beginning.  I booked my travel through a Sri Lankan travel agency. They sent me various hotel options and I only… Continue reading The Jungle

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TALK TO STRANGERS

This year I asked the heavens above to bring more kindhearted, funny and like minded people into my life.  As I have ventured through new spaces and to new places, surprisingly I have met some of the most sincere and down to earth folk. This was especially true during my trip to and throughout Sri… Continue reading TALK TO STRANGERS

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My Namesake

This summer I took my 20th trip to Africa and my first trip to my namesake, Kenya.  I decided this year I had to check it off the list because I was tired of the annoying question, ”Have you ever been to Kenya?” When I reply “No” people look at with me with such dismay… Continue reading My Namesake

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Africa – Ten Down

I am Kenya (just in case you didn't know). My name is not just "A" name. It has helped shape my worldview and inspired me to step outside the box, to be brave and to be courageous. As a young adult my name provided me with a sense of identity.  You couldn't tell me my… Continue reading Africa – Ten Down

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Car Camping – Take Me With You

This is a call to all those who “car” camp, take me with you! I have a tent, a headlamp, a wireless charger and a sleeping bag. That’s right, I have only the basics! The camping game has changed since I camped with my family over 30 years ago.  I have faint memories of camping… Continue reading Car Camping – Take Me With You