All About Hair 3-31-15

So, here’s something weird.  My hair has been crazy curly since I’ve been in Africa.  What’s up with that?  I …

Rwanda Bound 3-20-15

Hey everyone.  Today is my birthday!  My second one while abroad.  I’m remembering last year on this day, I was …

Chimp Tracking

We set off at sunrise in a water taxi making our way the 16 km from Kigoma to Gombe National …

Big News! 3-13-15

Soooo, remember when we were in Iringa, Tanzania one, two – five buses and a boat ride ago? Well when …

The MV Liemba

The MV Liemba appeared from the south around the headland having made its way from Zambia. The horn blasted as …

Where’s the Beer? 3-4-15

We ventured to western Tanzania.   As Lonely Planet describes it, “… rough, remote frontier land, with vast trackless expanses, minimal …

Big Game Drives 2-19-15

Big game drives.  That’s what they’re called.  We opted for the open top vehicle where we could cover a lot …

Malaria Diaries 2-15-15

Feb. 1 J isn’t feeling well. We left Nungwi this morning on the dala dala to Stone Town and then …

The Ultimate Guru 2-4-15

I braved the Indian Ocean, the incredibly tiny yet ferocious blue tailed jellyfish, the dreaded spiny sea urchins and the …

Zanzibar Breezes 1-23-15

After three flights overnight from Cape Town, we finally arrived to Zanzibar, an island off the coast of Tanzania.  The …

Stellenbosch to Cape Town

Our trip began in a small town outside of Cape Town called Stellenbosch.  The Englishman had friends getting married there, …

Off to Africa 1-8-15

There once was a ferryboat Navigating the waters of Indonesia. Somewhere between Lombok and Bali, I saw him standing there. …