When we were on Zanzibar, we were fortunate to stay at the Kichanga Lodge on the East Coast of the Island. We had a great three days and enjoyed meeting the owner of the lodge, Nigel Firman. Through some discussion with him, we learned about the Kichanga Foundation, a group he created to help the school-children of the east coast by bringing clean water, computers and educational opportunities to them.
Nigel and I talked a little about where he wanted to go with the foundation and the plans were exciting. For more information and some photos of the children, please click here.
I’ve been riding my bike a fair amount over the last few years. It’s a hybrid and very comfortable for longer rides, many of which are over 50km. When I was a kid, my brother and I had 5 spoke BMX bikes; mine was yellow, his was red! We spent hours building jumps, stacks of firewood on the gravel road, driving off ledges, balancing along logs and generally trying to do whatever we could do get our bikes in the air. I’m sure Mum and Dad would have been horrified to know how crazy we got with our adventures.
For anyone who enjoys bike riding and has memories like I do, take five minutes and watch this video. It is absolutely amazing what this guy can do with his bike. It’s a great clip with good scenery and some nice music. Click here and enjoy!