I recently traveled to Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya – the largest and most well-known slum in Africa, home to over a million people most of whom live on less than a dollar a day – to meet Mr. Hassan Abdul Salim, the coach of the ‘Kibera Olympic Boxing Team’.
My photo of a Samburu woman shot on my trip to Kenya earlier this is on the cover of issue 2 of the iPad magazine “Latitude”.
The last (I think) in the Kenya 2010 series of blog posts:- pictures that didn’t fit into any of the other posts.
Dancing Queen?-As a follow-up to the last post about the free party in Kibera, it’s another video post.Kids dancing at the Kibera free party.Feel good stuff.
Within a few days of arriving in Nairobi I found myself at a most unusual concert,organised by the Goethe Institut Nairobi, being paid to take pictures.
A gallery of pictures of some of the children who live in Kibera,the largest and probably most famous slum in Africa.
A video of Lavosti from Ukooflani on vocals and hand trumpet backed by Oren from Jahcoozi on guitar at a party in Nairobi.Part 1 of the Nairobi blog posts.
For part 2 of the Lamu posts, a little history, some dry facts and some tourist snaps. Well, kind of.
Lamu-Part 1-Ass! A tribute to the humble beast of burden.
A series of portraits of Turkana and Samburu tribal women.
For part 2 of the Isiolo series, some pictures of the town itself and its environs.
During my Kenya sojourn I was lucky enough to stay with a very hospitable Italian man, his Turkana wife and the 19 members of their extended family just outside Isiolo, a small town about 6 hours north of Nairobi. The friend who suggested I stay there told me “it’s like the edge of the world”.…