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One year on...

One year on. How did that happen? Life goes on pretty much as before apart from our road trip in July. For lack of anything else to do and tight finances, we decided to hop in the tank and drive west towards Lake Tanganyika. 1,653 more words

Tanzania Adventures

The battle of Lake Tanganyika

An earlier post in this blog featured the short military campaign in the German protectorate of Togoland, which marked the first surrender of German troops in WW1, during the same month in which the war started. 2,352 more words


Hilltop Resort, Kigoma

Unfortunately, due to logistics and the rural location of Kigoma, we had very little free time to sightsee and explore. The hotel was situated on an hilltop overlooking Lake Tanganyika with views of the mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC) on a clear day. 142 more words


Karibu(Welcome) to Kigoma

From Zanzibar we flew back to Dar es Salaam and then onward to Kigoma in western Tanzania. Kigoma is the capital of the Kigoma region which is on the eastern side of Lake Tanganyika and is located within close proximity of the Burundi border. 150 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Half and Half.”

Observing the sunset over the mountains in the Democratic Republic of the Congo while sitting on the Tanzania side of Lake Tanganyika.

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After replying to an advert while involved in a crocodile farm in Chiredzi, in the South Eastern Lowveld of Zimbabwe, we found ourselves accepted for the position on offer and on board a plane headed for a safari and crocodile farming company based in Zambia on the edge of Lake Tanganyika.  828 more words

Elephants; Tsetse Fly; Midges; Malaria