Jessica Gregson’s blog

Possibly the best WordPress blog

Reading ‘A Discovery of Witches’ in East Africa

leave a comment »

The book: A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness

The place: on the road, East Africa

*

From Inzu Lodge to Gisenyi to Kigali bus station to Kigali airport to Nairobi airport and here I now am, in a quiet café in the fancy new terminal of JKIA, having just drunk a vanilla milkshake and girding my loins to face the Java House rush for dinner. It’s been a gorgeous couple of days in a safari tent overlooking Lake Kivu: as I’ve said before, never overlook the restorative power of the briefest of holidays.

(Note from the future: Please imagine a series of photos of beautiful mist-strewn mountains and pastel sunsets over Lake Kivu and the dramatic silhouette of a volcano over Gisenyi town, because I took all said photos and then left my phone containing them on the floor of JKIA.)

Advertisements

Written by Jess

May 5, 2015 at 4:19 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: