On Tuesday, Naomi Watts and her son Sasha paid a visit to the Nyumbani Children's Home in Nairobi, where the actress said the care she saw was "inspiring"

By Jen Juneau
July 12, 2017 12:35 PM
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Naomi Watts‘ son can officially call himself a globetrotter — and he’s not even 10!

Alexander “Sasha” Pete, who hits double digits later this month, accompanied his mom on a trip to Africa this week, where the duo paid a visit to a children’s home in Kenya.

“Wonderful visit today at #Nyumbani Children’s Home in Nairobi,” Watts, 48, captioned a photo of herself and her son surrounded by kids. (Sasha was even holding one of the youngsters for the shot!)

“It was so inspiring to see how loved and well supported these vulnerable kids are by such an impassioned team,” added The Ring star, encouraging her followers to visit nyumbani.org/donate.

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Though it’s unclear whether Sasha’s little brother Samuel Kai, 8½, was in attendance, Watts and her older son have been taking in the gorgeous African scenery during their trip.

“My boy and our lovely guide… #bittersweet farewell,” she wrote alongside a photo of their safari guide holding her lookalike son for a picture. “We will never forget you Tinka #lifelongdream ❤️🐘🦏🦁 🇰🇪.”

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The mom of two has been busy promoting her new Netflix series Gypsy, but found time last week to have a little smooch session with a giraffe at Nairobi’s Giraffe Manor boutique hotel.

“Morning makeout ❤️👄👅 #bliss at the #giraffemanor #discoverthesafaricollection,” she captioned the memorable moment, where one of the animals is peeking its head through a window to plant a kiss on the star.