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One Does Not Simply CLIMB Kilimanjaro!!!: The Tanzania Chronicles #7

It had all started so optimistically. We settled our bill at Imani, which included a free ride to the Zanzibar airport (which was amazing after all the taxi-related debacles). After getting through customs (where the customs officer gave me quite the strange look when she saw my tripod […]

‘cross Waters from Dar and Strange Men in Cars — Zanzibar: The Tanzania Chronicles #6

So we woke up in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city — a fate it shares with Toronto in that it’s the largest, but not its country’s capital city. Dar es Salaam had cultural undertones that gave the city a bit of an edge to it after dark […]

Getting There is Half the Battle: The Tanzania Chronicles #5

First off, thanks to everyone for the warm welcome back to the land of the digitally-able! The trip to Tanzania was quite the adventure; coming home with 3400+ pictures, an inexplicable stomachache and too many stories to count, the trip marked a very interesting chapter in my life. […]

Dragon Dictation: The Tanzania Chronicles #3

Sometimes you don’t really have much to write; those are the times where you need to switch it up a little. Today’s voice post represents stepping away from always trying to find something momentous to write about and sometimes just taking a good look at wherever I happen […]

Gearing Up: The Tanzania Chronicles #2

One thing I didn’t anticipate when planning to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro is that the gear would cost nearly as much as the trip itself! Usually, Sarah and I try to be a bit frugal with our decisions, checking whether we need to get top-of-the-line items in all circumstances. […]

An Excuse to Keep Fit: The Tanzania Chronicles #1

If you don’t know, now you know. Sarah and I have a major event coming up in our lives — a trip to Tanzania! But this isn’t just any old vacation — no, over three weeks, we’ll: Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro; Go on safari in the Serengeti; and Spend […]

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