Loa Loa: The “AfricanEye Worm”by
Dr. Erik McLaughlin
Nicknamed “the Africaneye worm”, Loa loa is one of those tropical parasites that myths and legends... travelers and adventurers in the endemic areas.
Also known as “AfricanEye Worm”. Filarial worms
African Journal #14: The Truth Stingsby
May 15, 2008
African Journal #14: The Truth?
Ow. The fire-eater ants... in my right eye is growing. I have noticed a more visible white fog over my central vision and it’s a telltale...
African Journal #25: Vision Today, Gone Tomorrowby
of their African country. If it weren’t for my blindness, I probably wouldn’t be grateful for so many things... in the glare of the laptop, I noticed something that was surely not there before. In the remaining good eye...
African Journal #13: The Sands Of Timeby
during African travel made it easier for me to make a pit stop by the roadside, take a squat and pee... at me with his eyes wide, and his mouth open. It was hard to get him to finally get the mangoes and when I waved...
A Spoonful of African Flavorsby
time I ate fresh okra and fresh black eyed peas that I shelled. I shelled black eyed peas. As weird... and finally cooking - I can’t wait! Virginia is amazing in my eyes. One woman Phil and I encountered...
African Journal #23: Tactile Loveby
for me, I thought I would stay there forever. His eyes twinkled happiness, his smile beamed excitement... in my lungs, saw extraordinary sea life with my eyes, and placed my hand on hundreds of hands, sharing...
African Journal #2: Sweet Home Sweet, Birnin-Kebbiby
, can I tell you it was rather overwhelming, exciting and eye opening?
The school has around 300 Deaf children, 50-something crippled... ceremony. The smiles on the children were so wide and beautiful, their eyes big with curiousity.
Seeing myself...in the eyes of a monkeyby
for a dollar or two. I wrote about the Belen Market in Iquitos in a previous post. Man, that was an eye-opener... of mooching off humans, and meddling in human belongings. I heard more than one South African describe vervet...