Yesterday I walked out of a coffee shop – got in my car and was surprised at just how similar the road I was on – looked to many in California.
And then at other times (most times) I look down a street and marvel at how African it is
and that I am here and navigating it.
It’s a bit hard to quite capture the hustle and bustle that goes on at every road side. If you look closely in this picture on the right – you will see that someone is hanging clothes to sell from the tree…
Today I got up the courage to go shopping for some groceries at the road side stands.
I bought dried chickpeas (garbanzo beans) here:
And was quite delighted to simmer then into a delicious creamy meal for our family!
P.S. these are pictures of roads IN the city. Roads outside of the city are a whole different ballgame and may require a separate, future post. But here is a taste: