As we approach Armistice Day, it’s become something of a blog tradition for me to write some posts related to WW1. I thought this time to pick a little bit of an unusual subject and a little discussed arena in the war, East Africa. 983 more words
Tags » Lake Tanganyika
So far so good. Until now we followed pretty much the touristy route and especially in Arusha, we experienced the other side of the coin: in the streets people were trying to scam us everywhere: offering “help”, explaining the way when not necessary and expecting us to pay for this stupidities or showing us the “cheapest shop” still forcing us to pay way to much. 814 more words
This blog is about our tour to the Old Kapiysha Geothermal Plant in the nearby pebble village of Munshi.
In 1986 the Zambian Geological Survey, in conjunction with Italian Aid, determined that the hot springs in Kapisya were favorable for commercial power generation. 314 more words
Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
7.2 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.
Following a tsunami warning, the occurrence of sea level disturbance was confirmed by records of the Sarangani sea level monitoring station showing a drop of approximately 30cm and a maximum rise of approximately 10cm wave height relative to normal sea level. 66 more words