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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dancehall 2 di world! Snap shots.....

Saudi participated in an epic movement with the wonderful Erica Rae and her dance company Raedient Movement...Benta Maya was the videographer and photographer on site. More footage soon to come!

The weekend past...4/11-4/13

Pink and Drink Bar Crawl with Benta Maya, Yani, and friends.

Mr. Vegas!!!!!!!

Saudi's grandmother in Hawaii?

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Rwanda 20 years after...

As most of our readers know Saudi will be moving to Rwanda this coming June for Peace Corps. Rwanda is a very unique country compared to its neighbors in the beautiful continent of Africa. The genocide that took place against ethnic groups was one of the worst massacres in the world. With that said the country has since worked to heal these severe wounds and rebuild leaving the past behind and looking toward the future. This is Rwanda at twenty....
Celebratory Memorial

 Photos of loved ones lost.

She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both.
Yet today, despite coming from opposite sides of an unspeakable shared past, Alice Mukarurinda and Emmanuel Ndayisaba are friends. She is the treasurer and he the vice-president of a group that builds simple brick houses for genocide survivors. They live near each other and shop at the same market.

Talk about the power of forgiveness....Forward ever backward never Rwanda.......

Happy Hour and Tagging

Better late than never...Happy Hour at La Tasca with great energy from Juju, Benta Maya, and Dr. Sneed followed by random tagging with Carle.

So again we have fallen behind in our post but just stopping by to give you a glimpse at our last two Trips Jamaica and NYC....