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The Campion Diaries…

This really made me "tabasamu" Tanzania! (thank you Georgia Leonard!) [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"3814","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","height":"315","width":"560","style":""}}]] And also just received a first hand account from our gappers in Tanga so big thanks to everyone who keeps us all smiling.... Life in Camp Tanzania has been tiring yet rewarding as we complete various projects. Our first task was to complete the kitchen for the mamas of the village. Work on the kitchen had already begun so when we stepped into our jobs finishing the construction of...

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Tanga, Tanga in Tanzania…

Stuart is listening to my itunes in his office this afternoon and was just caught in the act enjoying a bit of Blondie - funny until a feeling of utter dread came over me, realising that it meant the Greatest Hits of BOYZ II MEN was next on the hit list!! I'm packing up my desk now..

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Sightings of rare near-extinct wildlife In Borneo

And the Gap Year in Africa diaries continue on (thank you Chloe and friends)... It‰Ûªs safe to say that our experience at Camp Kenya has been anything but ordinary. Over the past two weeks we have come together as a group, working on each of our projects and bonding with the camp staff. The three projects that we worked on include Mama‰Ûªs mud house, the grey-water system and the bottle house for the polytechnic school. Working in the heat and...

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Getting Stuck-In Borneo!

There are times in the life of Camps that we are either starting or finishing something. Sometimes that involves a bit of a party, and we have had a few of those lately. Often at the end of project work the community like to say thank you with singing and dancing. Of course, some projects last for years so occasionally they do this just because a group is leaving so they are saying good bye to those guys. Late last...

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Kenya Situation continues to improve

If you watch the news you wouldn't be blamed for thinking that its impossible for different cultures and religous groups to live and work together. With this in mind I took a little time to look at the cultural breakdown of the Camps teams in UK and Kenya. It makes for interesting reading....... Nationalities: British, Kenyan, Asian Kenyan, Burundian, Scottish, German, Italian Tribes: Digo, Kamba, Luo, Luhya, Taita, Kikuyu, Duruma, Meru Religions: Muslim, Roman Catholic, Christian, Protestant, Atheist, Agnostic We...

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