Monthly Archives: July 2011

Safari Day 2: Lions, vultures, and mongooses, oh my

Today we went to Lake Manyara national park, which was a bit of a let down after Tangire. Whereas Tangire was open plain, Manyara was forested, making the roads and spaces tighter. I couldn’t escape the feeling we were on a Disney Land ride becaus… Continue reading

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Safari Day 1: Animals galore in Tarangire Park

Sitting by the campfire with milky way overhead in the middle of a huge plain amongst acacia and baobab trees with zebras and impalas a mere 50 yards away when we settled in, and somehow I have cell service. We saw so many great things, it became … Continue reading

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Tanzanian guys like to dance. That’s cool in my book. (@ Via Via in Arusha)

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On bus from Moshi to Arusha in Tanzania, and they’re playing a Justin Bieber video. Can’t escape!

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Beautiful green waters off Nungwi, Zanzibar.

Relaxed here for a couple of hours. Continue reading

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Roofs of Stone Town, Zanzibar

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Tusker Beer at the Sunset Bar in Stone Town, Zanzibar

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Just missed 2 hr ferry to Zanzibar, but for $125 a guy took me to the airport, put me on a puddle jumper, and I beat the ferry. Nice.

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After 22 hrs of travel, in Tanzania. Customs took all 10 of my fingerprints, & hotel would not accept $ printed before 2000. Hm.

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3rd layover is in Nairobi, Kenya. The earth is brown and dry, and the city is modest.

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