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A Year Without Ice Cubes One year through Africa and Asia

Trip: Kenya

There are [20] stories from my trip: Kenya

Come visit beautiful Uganda!

UGANDA | Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | Views [656] | Comments [2] | Video

It's kind of like an ad from the Office of Tourism, huh?

Tags: gorillas, uganda

Sally Test Center

KENYA | Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | Views [819] | Comments [2] | Video

This is what I did for 2 months in Eldoret, Kenya. I played with cute kids. Good times.

Gallery: Uganda

UGANDA | Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gorilla Photos

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Views [595] | Comments [1]

Well, they're not mine, but Linda, a South African woman who was in our tracking group in Bwindi has put some of her photos online.  And her camera is 10 times better than mine.  Enjoy! http://picasaweb.google.com/LPampallis/Gorillas?authkey=Gv1sRgCIDy_... Read more >

Tags: gorillas, uganda


ETHIOPIA | Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Views [613] | Comments [3]

We made it, almost missed our flight (not our fault, I swear!), and now we're in Ethiopia.  It's a cool place so far from what we've seen, very different from Eastern Africa, different people, different climate, different language...no more "Mzungu"... Read more >

Done with Uganda, going to Ethiopia

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | Views [1352] | Comments [8]

I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I know it’s been over a month since I posted on my blog, but now I’m back and here to fill you in on what I’ve been up to.   A thousand apologies…   Well, obviously we left Kenya because our 3-month ... Read more >

2nd Version Music Video of Kogelo

KENYA | Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | Views [667] | Comments [3] | Video

Because Michelle wanted her own Kogelo music video...Oh, the things I do for her.  Music by Bushi Mhlongo.

Music Video of Kogelo

KENYA | Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | Views [530] | Comments [2] | Video

Music by Zap Mama

Tags: inauguration, kogelo, obama

Sylvia and Michelle's Village Journey

KENYA | Saturday, 24 Jan 2009 | Views [569] | Comments [1] | Video

or, A Day in Kogelo Narrated by our neighbor, Nicole.

Tags: inauguration, kogelo, obama

VLOG part 2

KENYA | Saturday, 24 Jan 2009 | Views [500] | Video

Tags: inauguration, kogelo, obama

Inaugural VLOG: Oh no, not another video!

KENYA | Saturday, 24 Jan 2009 | Views [528] | Video

Tags: inauguration, kogelo, obama

Kerio View Video

KENYA | Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [1346] | Comments [6] | Video

A recent video from Kerio View, Kenya. We went with Maxxx to help him advertise for the grocery store Ukwala and ran into this Maasai choir from Tanzania. They had come for a feast a nun had thrown the day before, and they were giving the nun and her ... Read more >

Tags: kerio view, maasai choir

Video of Christmas

KENYA | Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | Views [650] | Comments [2] | Video

If the video is too poor quality, I think you have the option of watching all my videos in high quality on my youtube page:   http://www.youtube.com/user/syliaiko

Tags: christmas, kenya

Back in Eldoret

KENYA | Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Views [638] | Comments [8]

Crazy Christmas, I was able to upload some photos (Christmas in Kenya photo gallery), trying to upload a video of Lucy's village but internet is too slow!  In any case, I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season!

Gallery: Christmas in Kenya!

KENYA | Sunday, 28 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

Lucy's village in rural Kenya
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Merry Christmas...Kenya Style!

KENYA | Wednesday, 24 Dec 2008 | Views [968] | Comments [1]

Merry Christmas! And Happy Hanukkah to others, and Happy Festivus for the Rest of Us to the rest of us, and etc., etc. But basically, Happy Holidays! Allow me to fill you in on what goes on in Eldoret, Kenya during this time of the year...well, it's ... Read more >


KENYA | Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | Views [820] | Comments [5]

It's finally happened, after almost 3 months of smooth sailing I've finally been a victim of a crime in Africa.  Granted, it was a petty crime, and actually the thief didn't get a way with it, but still, I was a victim!! I'm never traveling again!  I'm ... Read more >

Tags: pick pocket

What a great day...continued...

KENYA | Saturday, 6 Dec 2008 | Views [504] | Comments [6]

Well, now I don't remember all the details but basically I met up with Michelle and we went to talk to Penina, the cook at the IU house, about making us bags because she does that on the side, and I told her I had heard she sings in a gospel choir and ... Read more >

What a great day...

KENYA | Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | Views [732]

I have 10 minutes before I'm going out for dinner, but I just wanted to quickly blog about the great day I've had!  Today I started volunteering at the Moi University Hospital in at the Sally Test Center , which is in the pediatric ward and provides day ... Read more >

Eldoret, Kenya

KENYA | Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | Views [1493] | Comments [3]

Allow me to update you all about our going-ons over the past few days. We’re now in Eldoret, Kenya, where Michelle’s friend Kareem is taking a year off from med school to work at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. We came here for a number of ... Read more >

Tags: eldoret