Anne’s travelogue

Sad Girl near Kemissee, Ethiopia

Sad Girl near Kemissee, Ethiopia

The Masai Shepherds of Kenya

Photo Essay written 20 July 2008

One rarely gets an opportunity to see the Masai at work except in a "Just for tourists" mock village, so I felt privileged to have even a few views of the stunning red and black cloaked shepherds and some young boys, not yet initiated into manhood.

Masai Brothers Carrying Goats

Masai Brothers Carrying Goats

Sharing a Polaroid I Gave Them

Sharing a Polaroid I Gave Them

Shocking Pink is the Color of the Day at Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya

Photo Essay written 19 July 2008

You might hate those ubiquitous faded pink flamingoes in your neighbor's yard, so it's almost a shock to actually see thousands of flamingoes standing there before you in all their natural glory.

Share Your Pictures Where They Are Appreciated

Share Your Pictures Where They Are Appreciated

Boy at an AIDS orphanage in Ethiopia enjoys seeing his own image.

Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya

Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya

Anne Beach

Anne Beach has been a member since 1 June 2008 and goes by itchyfeet2844.

Currently in North Carolina, but wishes she were traveling..

I am a retired teacher and find renewal in travel, but my budget usually wrecks my aspirations, so (Can you hear me sigh?), I'm searching for outside the box ways to get me out of my little box in Raleigh, NC. I like my little Raleigh box, but when I travel I feel my finger on the pulse of the world, I am moved by the commonality of human experience, my heart beats faster, my mind is enlivened, and my soul is fed. In 2006 I went to Rome, Italy; Ethiopia and Kenya, but my obsession was only exa