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Author Jay Wright

Jay Wright
A simple boy with simple needs, happy with his view of the world.

Finding Jinsse

April 18th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 2 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

In order to do anything in Africa, you have to take full control. Then, as you’re just about to take full control you are boldly reminded that this is Africa. You have no control. I had an assignment from the States to follow up on two hospital patients and document their progress in photographs. Jinsse […]

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April 10th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 3 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

elephantiasis, Ethiopia, third world medicine, volunteer, video

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Winner, Best Morocco Travel Blog

February 22nd, 2010 by Jay Wright · 1 Comment · Morocco

It’s official. The Elephant Cloud won Morocco Blogs competition for The Best Morocco Blog of 2010 in the category of Travel. Thank you to everyone who voted and especially to Amy Haggstrom and Younes Mell, two of Moroccos finest.

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Mount Meru

February 3rd, 2010 by Jay Wright · 4 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

We climbed ten thousand feet in less than forty eight hours, camping twice along the way. Five minutes before sunrise, Darlene and I gained the summit and Marco joined us as the sun rose over Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance. We were the first to summit that day just ahead of a massive group of […]

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Grace Palmer Oct. 1, 1920 – Jan. 20, 2010

January 20th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 7 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

My grandmothers house was immaculate and full of treats, but not too many, just always the right amount. The lawn was always mowed and we tore divots playing outdoors on summer afternoons. There were bedrooms for me and my sister and beds made up snug and tight without so much as a wrinkle. She kept […]

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