Whistling wind and rushing waters, that’s the sound of a ferry crossing the Indian Ocean from a coastal town to an idyllic island. Being in Dar and not visiting Zanzibar would have left the trip incomplete. So, experience Zanzibar with me: Stone Town … Continue reading TALES FROM STONE TOWN – ZANZIBAR
I am always one for road trips. Near and far, count me in. My longest solo trip being from Kampala to Dar-es-Salaam (Dar) via Nairobi. At the time, Kampala to Nairobi wasn’t new to me as I’d made that journey multiple times. I … Continue reading ROAD TRIPPING TO DAR-ES-SALAAM
When I travel to a new city, museums are always among my top places of interest. Lucky for me, I found a pretty well stuffed one in Arusha. The National Natural History Museum is located at the Boma (former German fort from the … Continue reading ANIMAL POTRAITS
When words like slow and sleepy are repeatedly used to describe a place, you might start to believe it. That was almost the case with Arusha. But as we approached the town, and the magnificent Mt. Meru came into sight, all that changed. My … Continue reading UP AND ABOUT IN ARUSHA
The mere mention of it sends my mind on a dreamy whirlwind journey back in time. It was the single most mesmerising sight I have beheld. I have not yet fully fathomed the extent of its existence and beauty. They say the human … Continue reading NGORONGORO CRATER
Whoever said chasing after waterfalls was wrong had it all wrong! I chased after Kilasiya waterfalls and they were magnificent. And although they were a detour from the main adventure which was seeing Mt. Kilimanjaro, they are an adventure in their own right. … Continue reading CHASING WATERFALLS
Mt. Kilimanjaro, I finally saw this snow-capped beauty and she was gorgeous. It was a beautiful sunny day and my second attempt to get an up-close view of this now elusive mountain. This time, we approached it via the Marangu entrance which is … Continue reading KILIMANJARO FOUND ME!
Standing tall as the highest mountain in Africa, you would think Kilimanjaro is used to all the attention she gets. She is the world’s highest free-standing mountain, was declared a National Park in 1973, was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in … Continue reading CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MT. KILIMANJARO