To maintain–or maybe establish–credibility as one who can handle life in Menya, I hiked up the mountain behind our house to the jungle on top with Edwin. Four hours up, one hour down. I learned some new Menyan, saw where the people used to live on mountain ridges, and snapped some pictures. Here are a few:



Bird hunting:


  1. Is the slingshot for fun, self-defense, or hunting?

    • Wait, sorry. I just saw the heading. Early in the morning for me.

  2. Lynette Cottam


    In the shots looking up into trees, are those garuka palms?


    • Joseph

      Yes they are.

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