1. PARADISE.

1. PARADISE.

It starts with paradise. Shareholder Ko, motorsafariguide in Kenya, comes to pick me up from the airport and for a few days I am his guest in this luxurious resort.Toilet, shower, swimmingpool, food, water everything is there. But at night huge insects find me in my...
2. LUNGA LUNGA

2. LUNGA LUNGA

We rent a room with a schoolteacher with 6 children, 7 grandchildren, 5 chickens and several goats.The toilet is a hole in the ground, the shower the best I ever had: a bucket behind a wall of grass with no roof, we are in the middle of nowhere, in a house of stone...
3. MOMBASA

3. MOMBASA

The hotel is totally empty and the palmtrees full of craws. We are not sure if we dare to stay here. But Hilary assures us it is safe and he and his wife live nearby, we are always welcome! Hilary is a man, and I find out he is the casting director of ‘Paradies Liebe’...
4. NIGHT TRAIN

4. NIGHT TRAIN

NIGHT TRAIN On our way to Nairobi. We travel first class in a colonial night-train through wilderness parks. The conductor assures us to close the window at night, cheetah’s might want to come in… But we can’t stand the heat so we sleep with...
5. NAIROBI

5. NAIROBI

NAIROBI Orchids, avocadotrees and all the other exotic green life.. Nairobi is peaceful and welcoming us. His place is great and Keith Pearson is a  wonderful man to stay with. ‘White people start with feeling guilty, if you are here longer things balance...
6. NAIROBI/kibera

6. NAIROBI/kibera

The nightbus to Mombasa, airport. The road is dark and full of holes and traffic but people assure me these busdrivers are the best.. I look at the pictures Laura made these last days. We took the tour through Kibera-slum. Impressive. I did expect dirt and poverty but...