Monthly Archives: June 2010

AFRICA Day 4:: Batwa Wedding in Matara

I’ve always wanted to be a wedding photographer.  I always knew I would get to shoot some unbelievable weddings.  But I NEVER would have imagined that I would have the opportunity to travel to the other side of the world to capture a once in a lifetime trip which happened to include a WEDDING!!  I […]

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AFRICA Day 3:: Matara

Today, we visited the village of Matara – where Community of Burundi is working with 30 Batwa families.  They were proud to show us their land and their agriculture. Gary with his new friend…These women are so strong and beautiful.Next image was during a prayer over the 10 couples who will be getting married tomorrow […]

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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 […]

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Africa Day 2:: language school, Bubanza, & student house

Africa Day 2 – started with a lovely breakfast at our guest house.  Then, we drove to a language school for a session of Kirundi.  Then we had a delicious lunch at Claude and Kelley’s where we heard the background story of the Batwa.  THEN… we drove a very long way to Bubanza to the […]

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Africa Day 1:: WE’RE HERE!!!

I am FINALLY sitting outside at our beautiful guest home in BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI!!!  From Houston to Chicago to Brussels to Bujumbura… I am done with airplanes for awhile  It was dark when we arrived (7 hours ahead of Houston time), so I still don’t really know where I am, but I will see it tomorrow!  […]

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