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Tanzania evokes images of springing lions, snow clad Mt Kilimanjaro, tall and dark Maasai men…vast green savannahs and great coffee. My own experiences brought me face to face with all this and more. Vibrant markets, curious children, banana beer, ugaali and daladalas – everything works is perfect harmony here. I am glad to share all my experiences right here – from preparing myself to climb the world’s highest free standing mountain to getting robbed and molested, but finally putting it all behind me and loving it all.


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BLOG Tanzania

An extraordinary story of belief and humility

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September 12, 2019
Whispers die quietly. The only sound is that of a heavy bolt falling in place. Someone has been admitted into the holding cell.
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Africa Tanzania

7 Reasons I love Tanzania

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October 31, 2018
My reasons to love Tanzania are many. For one, it was the first real African country that I traveled and it was also here that I first tasted success on my fledgling mountaineering career - Mt Kilimanjaro.
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Destinations Tanzania

Tanzania Blog Chapter 10 | Ngorongoro Crater

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March 31, 2010
Somewhere to our right a waterfall of clouds spills over the crater wall, making for a spectacular view. Immediately out of nowhere tens of Maasai women flock around us
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Destinations Tanzania

Tanzania Blog Chapter 9 | Safari Lake Manyara, Maasai Village

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March 31, 2010
Lake Manyara Park is smaller than TNP, but holds promises. The first to greet us here is the warthog, refusing to move until I have him on camera.
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Destinations Tanzania

Tanzania Blog Chapter 8 | Tarangire National Park safari

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March 29, 2010
Arusha is rising from its slumber as we make our getaway. The weather is still gloomy when we leave Arusha to spend five days in the bush.
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Destinations Tanzania

Tanzania Blog Chapter 7 | Leaving Moshi and its memories

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March 28, 2010
Despite the abundance of these attractive men around, the ones that share the daladala with us are of the different kind. Fortunately, none of them are carrying any livestock this morning.
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