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Darwin’s Nightmare


Darwin’s Nightmare (Sauper, 2004) is  an indictment that shows how colonialism has moved from the realm of governments into the realm of economics. The film focuses on the fishing industry in northern Tanzania. 702 more words

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My travel highlights from Tanzania – A backpacking trip through breathtaking nature

When I spontaneously decided to join some friends to Tanzania I had absolutely no idea about the country. I thought that a country that is famous for such stunning landscapes and has the Kilimanjaro would be quite touristy and easy to get around. 693 more words



Red chested sunbird trying to take the nectar from the matoke(plantain ) flower at Bulago Islands, Uganda


Hammerkop flight

This hammerkop was standing quietly on the Lake Victoria shore when it took a take off …It was in perfect sync with the water which captured my attention.


June 2014 - Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria, downstream of the Murray-Darling river junction in New South Wales, fed by Frenchman’s Creek, an anabranch of the Murray River, flows into the Rufus River. 198 more words


Viva Africa!

Africa –my pride
The land of husker corn
Barley adorn your lengths
And date palms embellish you
The coasts in your waters
Glitter with mother of pearls… 147 more words

Bulago Island

Last weekend, I had been to Bulago Island, a paradise for birds on Lake Victoria. The Egyptian geese taking a stroll as a family caught my attention. 14 more words