Here is a tree. Our guide told us natives harvisted its bark because it contains quinine which is still the primary agent used to treat malaria here. I think quinine is also in gin and tonics which may explain why yuppies so rarely get malaria.
MegaKaka January 13th 2009 We spent the weekend at Fern Gully working with Zach, Robin Williams, and Tone Loc to help the fairies save the rainforest. Actually we spent our weekend at the last remaining rainforest in Eastern Africa called Kakamega which we referred to all weekend as Megakaka. At any rate, its a very small national park, only 230 square km, which is a legitimate rainforest. We stayed at a compound run by ... read more
Africa » Kenya » Western Province » Kakamega Founding president and liberation struggle icon Jomo KENYATTA led Kenya from independence until his death in 1978, when President Daniel Toroitich arap MOI took power in a constitutional succession. The country was a de facto one-party state from 196... ... read more