December 31, 2010
After waking up at 5am so we could get on the road to Kitale at 5:30am we were off on a roadtrip up to Kitale. Michael, Beaitrice’s husbands brother, drove us up to Kitale. He was GREAT because he became my own personal guide. We drove to the rim of the Great Rift Valley where we stopped and I took some pictures. Michael explained to me about how the Massai still are a nomadic people group as well as other tribes in Africa.
This trip took us all day. We had one potty stop, but that’s another story not for the blog.
Michael stopped at different places to tell me about what we’re looking at. When we crossed the Equator we stopped and Michael told me to take a picture of the sign because not every American can say they stood on the Equator. COOL huh?
Once we got to Eldoret, we stopped to visit a little with Lucy, another sister of Nickolas’. She’s a nurse and she had a woman in labor when we stopped. Talk about being greeted like I was one of the family! We talked for a little bit and then we were on our way again to Kitale. The road after Eldoret was a rough one, but not half as bad as the roads in Liberia.
Once we reached Alice’s house we unloaded the car and came in. Stella showed me my room for my stay here in Kitale, and then she told me I could take a nap if I wanted to do so, which I did.
Traveling all the way here left me really tired and worn out, but I believe in a few days I’ll be totally back to my normal. oh oh watch out Kitale, here comes Cait.