David duChemin and his assistant, Corwin Herbert, are traveling with us in order to document our work, and the conditions of the pastoralists in northern Kenya. Our journey begins at 6 am with a transfer from Nairobi, a quick stop in Nanyuki to pick up the Gumpsmobile, Semeji (BOMA’s security man) and Maina (our mechanic).
Kura and I spent yesterday mapping out our schedule for the north. Since our focus on this trip is to capture as much of our work through the lens of David duChemin, we have decided to concentrate on two villages – Korr and Loiyangalani. We will make stops in Laisamis village to photograph some of
Into Africa There are three large bags that must make their way from my barn office in Vermont to the hot arid plains of northern Kenya. The bags contain my usual list of supplies – satellite phone, first aid kit, traditional African dresses, camera and laptop supplies and the ubiquitous large hat. What occupies most