For the first time since leaving the presidency, Barack Obama traveled to the continent of his father's birth — stopping in Kenya on July 16 to help open a charitable foundation run by his half sister, then traveling to South Africa the following day to make a major speech in honor of Nelson Mandela's 100 birthday. Here, a look at his visit. (Pictured: Obama with kids in Siaya County in Kenya.)GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images EXCITEMENT IN JOHANNESBURG MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images GREETING MANDELA'S WIDOW
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