Contrasts

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It was during the Summer of 2007 that I  participated in a mission trip to Africa. This evening, I came accross an old, external HD and plugged it in.  Here are a few of the 10K photos that were locked inside. Most of these were taken in Arusha and Moshi, Tanzania.

Fr. Jack Lombardi, former Chaplain for the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes,  lead the group. The Church needs more priests like Fr. Jack.

Nothing better than a good back scratcher.

Nothing better than a good back scratcher.

 

A farmer's market, Arusha style

A farmer’s market, Arusha style

 

Mt. Meru

Mt. Meru

 

Always on the lookout for firehouses. . .it's in my genes.

Always on the lookout for firehouses. . .it’s in my genes.

 

Better living through digital photography. This picture was taken the month after the first iPhone was sold. .  and the world changed.

Better living through digital photography. This picture was taken the month after the first iPhone was sold. . and the world changed.

 

Main Street traffic in Arusha.  That's an open sewer at the left edge.

Main Street traffic in Arusha. That’s an open sewer at the left edge.

 

All the comforts of home. It smells as good as it looks.

All the comforts of home. It smells as good as it looks.

 

Some people think these are sexy. Personally, I don't get it.

Some people think these are sexy. Personally, I don’t get it.

 

I had to go to Tanzania to find this sign. Now, that makes sense, eh?

I had to go to Tanzania to find this sign. Now, that makes sense, eh?

All is well, until the lions show up.

All is well, until the lions show up.

 

Ah, the irony.

Ah, the irony.

 

Our group of pilgrims.

Our group of pilgrims.

 

Fr. Jack Lombardi and I after lunch in Hancock, MD, September, 2015. Of course we talked about Africa.

Fr. Jack Lombardi and I after lunch in Hancock, MD, September, 2015. Of course we talked about Africa.

 

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About A Simple Village Undertaker

I am just a simple, village undertaker back living in Aiken, South Carolina, USA who likes to share the view out of my window.
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2 Responses to Contrasts

  1. ahhh good memories Ray, thanks for sharing them here. ❤
    Diana xo

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