Friday Sky Over Solai

I've been on a short sojourn in Kenya. One of the things I wanted to do on this trip besides seeing little Kigen (see his story here ), was to travel to Solai. Solai is a small town located about a 50 minute drive north of Nakuru, Kenya.

I sponsor a little boy named Peter in Solai. I sponsor him through a charitable organization and I hadn't made arrangements to visit him so this trip was really just to get a feel for the place where he lives and to see with my own eyes what is located there. I hope to visit little Peter in person some day if God enables.

Most of the road to Solai is paved but the last 10 minutes or so you travel on a dirt road.

The skies were especially lovely that day and you can see the wispy white clouds against a clear blue sky. The earth road is a deep red colour.
I enjoyed these mud huts with thatched roofs along my journey.  There was an entire village of them along the road. Apparently the people who live there work at a farm.

The road to Solai is not so busy.  These were some of the few travellers we met along the dirt road.

I'm so glad I got a chance to visit this place. I will post more photos in a future blog post.  Thanks for joining me.

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6 comments:

  1. Hi Penny, What a peaceful road and scenic sky, here in the beauty of Kenya. It was wonderful to meet you yesterday Penny. Blessed and safe journey back home. (((hugs))) J

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  2. Hi Jo, how nice to have you as my first commenter today. This is one of my photos on the trip to Solai on Tuesday where I went to see the development centre where I help one little boy named Peter. It was good to see the place and it was equally good to meet you dear Jo! God bless. Hugs xx

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  3. Wonderful series of skywatch and scenery shots. Thanks for sharing some of Kenya.

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  4. I love the contrast between the beautiful sky and the earth tones. Wonderful shots.

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  5. It looks so beautiful. That's a part of the world I'd love to visit.

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  6. Elizabeth VignaliJune 23, 2011 at 9:05 AM

    That first shot with the red road and blue sky is just gorgeous! What a fantastic opportunity for you. Safe travels.

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