Seasons Greetings from the Heart of Africa

Staff spend Christmas Eve Celebrating by our tree

Staff boys preparing the drums for Christmas celebrating – Spock-dog watches in the back. Shortly after the drum entertainment began, a neighbor came roaring into the compound with one of his guns, asking the guards who was attacking us. Drums are often a part of attacks, so his response was natural enough.

Seasons Greetings from the Heart of Africa

Now, the holidays are almost over. The above pictures, from our project blog, are photos of past holidays and happenings. The following, some of the events this holiday season:

Senior cooks at the Hotel, Chef Richard is 2nd from left. There are about 25 cooks

Christmas Eve Buffet and entertainment

Back in the village, a bodyguard stands watch by the cabaret. Christmas is a dangerous time.

More in an upcoming blog.


About dianabuja

With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
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