We are going to East Africa. Burundi is in East Africa. I was reading a few other blogs today and one link led to another until I found these posts on a blog called "Journey Mama". They summarizes her recent trip to West Africa. I've included the articles here because I like her writing style...descriptive...real.
[You may find yourself in a small village market far away from any evidence of the twenty-first century. You might take photographs of women more beautiful than any you have ever seen, women who have never before seen a photograph of themselves. You will bless your digital camera again and again, because you will witness the disbelief and hilarity of women who find an image of themselves for the first time. They may grab you, grab their friends, laugh uproariously, direct you to the next person to photograph...] click HERE to read "When You Go To West Africa."
[You think that you won’t forget, but you do. When you are there you feel that the red dust has crept all the way inside of you, that you will never look again at your world of wealth with the same eyes, that your ribcage holds a whole new heart.] Click HERE to read "Coming Back."