Traveling solo from the heart

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What has gotten into me? A young woman with butterflies in her stomach traveling the world on her own. Sounds like something with way too many risks, right? However, I decided to do it, because I wanted to. I was only 22 years old and ready for a challenge.
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A mzungu in Mombasa

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It is almost Christmas and new years eve in a few weeks and that reminds me of my stay in Kenya. It is the end of the summer of 2008 and I decide to move to Nairobi, to a middle class residential area called Buru Buru where I can work for a local touroperator. I share the house with a local family and I get really close with them as if I were their daughter and sister.
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