A Visit to Kakuma

Background: In a previous blog I discussed a visit to Kakuma, the large UNHCR refugee camp located in northwest Kenya.  Here some new arrivals put up a temporary shelter. East Africa has long suffered from unstable governments, rebel insurgency, terrorism, warfare, droughts and flooding.  As a United Nations Peacekeeper, I spent several years working and…

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Can a Travel Blog Be More Than Travel?

Can a Travel Blog Be More Than Travel? by @RonRisdonAuthor, #Travel

These photos were taken during a visit to a Buddhist Temple in Central Java. After visiting the temple, I went to a nearby restaurant which did not cater to tourists – it just served good, everyday Indonesian food. Travel: The Food  After getting a large scoop of steamed rice you select from the platters and…

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