An old picture: I had been stranded in a Masai village, Pininyi on lake Natron shores. The problem was a jammed starter. Pat Patten, the manager-founder, had come to rescue me with a new starter. A night in a Masai village can be interesting.
A one-legged man leaves the clinic after some treatment on his stump.
Babies receive their drop of polio.
A nice ‘medical’ hut in the Rift valley.
An airstrip near an active volcano named Lengai.
In this place, Oleparkashi, the clinic takes place under the wing. Notice the scale hanging from the wing.
A man goes home, probably quite disappointed. Nothing we can do for his elephantiasis on the legs.
Patiently waiting for the doctor.
Another hut, a different view of the volcano Lengai.
The last 2 pictures were shot on slide film with my lovely Rolleiflex.
wrecks but never really left alone. These are parts of the decoration, atmosphere…the famous route 66, the various traders alongside the road to be precise, needs some cash from tourists to bring life back on that historic road.
these efforts are sometimes quite well thought, and the mood is fine, though perfectly fake.