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Holden Bonwit
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At home on the road
This summer, after leaving Kenya, we took a ~5 month road trip with the goal of picking a new home city!  This research included career options, lifestyle, and lots of time with family and friends after 4 years abroad. We lived off of a portion of our savin...
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Finance Index Card
I love the Freakanomics podcast, and recently really enjoyed their episode titled: "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)" You can find it here ; it's totally worth a listen.  In this episode, they introduce an idea that ...
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Hottest inhabited place on Earth
Happy to share a few pictures of the hottest inhabited place on Earth , up in Ethiopia.  Beautiful in lots of different way! "The Danakil Depression is the northern part of the Afar Triangle or Afar Depression in Ethiopia, a geological depression that has r...
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Climbing Mt. Kenya
Recently I climbed the hiking route (non-technical ascent) of Lenana Peak , the third-tallest peak (still respectable 16,354 ft / 4,985 m) of Mt. Kenya . We used the Sirimon route, both up, and down. We left Nairobi on a matatu (public minivan) on Friday af...
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Samburu, Kenya!
Quick photo dump from our weekend trip to lovely and dry Samburu Vulturine Guineafowl! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulturine_guineafowl Gerenuk: looks like a cross of an antelope and a giraffe! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerenuk Bangles and beads for d...
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Our backyard: Nairobi National Park
I've shared photos from our quick trips to Nairobi National Park twice before ( 1 here & 2 here ), but just had to share these from our two recent fast overnights -- Saturday afternoon game drive, camping, then Sunday morning game drive. Had to start with t...
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Sun was hiding, but the animals weren't
Took a morning drive through Nairobi National Park today, and while the light was flat, still took a couple good snaps! I've shared a few photos before from Nairobi National Park , and I have a feeling I'll do it again!  Just so great to have such a resourc...
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Long weekend: Kigali and Virunga National Park
First two quick movie recommendations to learn more about recent history in Rwanda  and the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo) For Rwanda: Shake Hands with the Devil (2004 or 2007) Trailer (2007): For DRC, specifically the park we were in: Virunga (2014...
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Amazing Amboseli
It's the rainy season, so allegedly, it's a terrible time to visit Amboseli. Couple that with an ultra-quick trip from Nairobi (only one night in the park!) and you could have a recipe for disastrously low photo count.  Instead, we ended up with a fantastic...
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An afternoon tea (farm)
Big ole' tea farm in Kiambu - the Kiambethu Tea Farm Partners in life, lost in tea! Chameleons by the handful! Please remind me the name of this bird!  I think the plumage is only long during courtship!  Female is brown, male is dark-bluish!   And check out...
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