Spring 2015 Field School ends :(

|Spring 2015 Field School ends :(

This semester we have learned a lot….we have made lifelong friends and we have grown as an individual. We are sad to leave but it’s time to move on.  Here are some pics from our last week in Turkana.

One last day in Lodwar town…

One last lunch in Lodwar at The Diner.

.  One last lunch in Lodwar at The Diner.

Anna shows off her new shorts. She is ready for the soccer (football) match!

Anna shows off her new shorts she just bought. She is ready for the soccer (football) match!

Football/Soccer Match – TBI (Students & Staff) vs Kangagetei Students

Our cook, Elipan, working the defense.

Our cook, Elipan, working the defense.

Dylan kicking the ball past our opponents

Dylan, trying to kick the ball past our more experienced opponents.

Our goalie, Anna, kicking the ball back to the infield.

Our goalie, Anna, kicking the ball back to the infield.

Some of our groupies. :)

Some of our groupies. 🙂

We lost the game. But in the end, we made some friends and had a good time!

We lost the game. But in the end, we made some friends and had a good time!

Graduation Day –  Drs. Richard and Meave Leakey at our graduation ceremony

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Final Goodbyes

The Fellowship ends. We say goodbye to Mike, Page, and Kate as they leave on another flight.

The Fellowship ends. We say goodbye to Mike, Page, and Kate as they leave on another flight.

Page and Kate say goodbye

Page and Kate say goodbye

Group hug as another 3 leave us in Paris.

Group hug as another 3 leave us in Paris.

Jayde, Rachel, and Larisa stay in Paris while the rest of us (3) go back to NYC.

Jayde, Rachel, and Larisa stay in Paris while the rest of us (3) go back to NYC.

Goodbye Turkana. We hope to be back again.

By | 2017-01-04T18:04:47+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Field Schools, Spring 2015|Comments Off on Spring 2015 Field School ends :(

About the Author:

Hi I'm Linda. I'm the Resident Academic Director for the Origins Field School. In addition, I'm a geologist. I have been working in the Turkana Basin since 2011 and am interested in reconstructing the past landscape on which our ancestors evolved.