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Tanzania - 16: Civil Unrest

Photo: Tanzanian Affairs 1/5/2011

Our last full day in Arusha began uneventfully. There were no predawn wake-up calls, no sleeping bags to roll up, no tents to take down, and no maps to consult. 1,327 more words


Tanzania - 15: Return to Arusha

Lake Manyara

I started publishing this journal in January 2011, shortly after my family returned from our unforgettable trip to Tanzania. But telling the story of the trip turned out to be a much bigger project than I bargained for. 1,555 more words


Market bustle somewhere in the Massai land, Tanzania - franie travels

Although most tourist fly directly to the national parks, it is definitely worth renting a car and exploring the all facets of the beautiful country. During the long car drives on the bumpy roads you see the authentic life of the Tanzanian people, the Massai and many more tribes. 183 more words


Crossing Namanga, Vaccines, & Medication

Our trip to East Africa was mainly driven by our desire to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. When we did research on flights, it quickly became clear that flying to Nairobi was far cheaper than flying to the airport near Kilimanjaro. 1,583 more words


Arusha beetle

Beetle specimen found in the wonderful tiny museum nestled in Arusha National Park.

Nature Art

The Masai people of Arusha, Tanzania

I slept really well for the first time since I got to Africa. It was really cold the previous night. The first thing on today’s list was to visit the nearby Masai Museum and village. 399 more words


A Taste of Secondary

On the 14th and 15th of January, the current Year 6 class had the chance to try out two days of lessons in secondary. Year 6 will be moving up to secondary in September 2016 and this was a great opportunity for them to see what was to come. 73 more words

Primary School