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The long road home -- shown in reverse order

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These won't be my most beautiful pics, because they were taken from the plane and also because I'm jetlagged and frankly not putting my all into this post :o) -- but here are some scenes from the last 2 days' journey home. In reverse order, because I definitely don't want to end with the cloudy, snowy Boston scene that met us upon arrival!










I have more things to say about this trip. Especially about the many, many things I didn't photograph. I hope to come back and do that in the next few days, once I'm feeling less crummy.

February 14: Pan-Universal Be Who You Are Day -- in Zanzibar!

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Happy Pan-Universal Be Who You Are Day, everyone! (For those of you who are new to the blog, a few years back I decided to reclaim Valentine's Day and turn it into something else.) Here's sunrise this morning, in the order in which the various colors happened. Kevin, this is a good day to thank you again for Fancy Camera. :o)








Guess Where I Am (Round Two!)

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I'm no longer in Rwanda. Can you guess where I am?

In my new location, it would be offensive to take recognizable pictures of people, which means it's also hard to take pictures of, well, anything, except in more isolated areas. So, before I get to the pictures, I'll start by saying that I might have taken a picture of the guy who cut open a coconut for us to drink. I might have taken a picture of cars driving on the left, through narrow, sunny streets. I might have taken a picture of a small, beautiful mosque, surrounded by cows that each had a distinctive hump behind its neck.

In this location, I cover my shoulders and upper legs when I'm in public, out of respect. The population is mostly Muslim and many men wear a fez. People keep trying to match Dave up with me or Stephanie, assuming one of us must be his wife; it doesn't occur to them that we are simply three traveling friends, maybe even with significant others at home. A cheerful man asked me yesterday, whe…

Oops re: gorilla post

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Note to anyone who was recently looking for my gorilla post and couldn't find it: I accidentally deleted it today. Now it's back, with a different URL: http://kristincashore.blogspot.com/2016/02/another-adventure-in-rwanda_13.html

This lifesaver of a blogpost helped me retrieve my otherwise irretrievable post. In case you're ever in a place with terrible wi-fi and discover, after spending hours uploading and organizing pictures, that you've deleted all your work, go here: http://blogtimenow.com/blogging/recover-deleted-blog-post-blogger/

Another Adventure in Rwanda

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