More from Africa Day 2

Morning time here in Bujumbura at the lovely “Star Light” guest houses.  I just HAD to add more photos from yesterday!  Most of these images do not even need captions… but I will give a few:)

For those of you who know about the Batwa and the Bubanza village, look how far they have come along!!  They are acknowledging every gift from God.  They still have a long ways to go, but there is much progress in their village!!Love this student’s shirt!!!This door was at the language school we attended yesterday morning.  It is for Laura Shook.  We share an affinity for doors:)

At the student house, we had a flag raising ceremony where the students sang the Burundi national anthem and raised their flag – and then we sang our national anthem and raised the US flag and Texas flag.  Loved the flag poles and just the symobolism of our flags flying together.We just finished breakfast and are about to head to the Batwa village of Matara – tomorrow is their wedding!!!  Can’t wait!  I will try my best to post another blog tonight of DAY 3!!!!


Lezlie Armour - June 11, 2010 - 8:11 am

The pictures are worth a thousand words! I can’t wait to see the pictures from the wedding!

Laura Shook - June 11, 2010 - 8:20 am

I knew immediately that the door picture was for me!! : ) I’m so glad you are having a good time! Love you! The pictures are amazing!!

Andie Wyrick - June 11, 2010 - 8:56 am

I can feel the dancing and music. I can feel the love and hugs. The batwa are amazing! Keep the pictures coming (I love having captured moments to thank God for).

Kristy Stark - June 11, 2010 - 9:07 am

Ohhhh, Ellieee! What awesome pictures!! You are amazing at capturing the raw emotion and genuine connection! Thank you so much for “taking us along with you.” Love you.

Sandra - June 11, 2010 - 10:29 am

I’m so proud of my coummunity church!!! beautiful pictures… brought tears of joy to my eyes…

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