(After the formalities, Miles quickly grabs some bottled water and sodas, while I select some vegetables and meats.)
As I pay the bill, I ask Mathew if he has any news from the Masai Mara area. He admits he has heard of the killing-spree by the man-eaters, but hasn’t heard anything new. He had also heard the rumor that I was in charge of the capture.
Another handshake and we head for the door. Mathew gives us an “adiós” as we open the door and step outside.
Makali is standing next to the Rover speaking swahili to two local residents. Seeing us coming, he shakes the hands of both and walks back to the truck.