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10. Travel Escapade - An African Safari in Search of the Big Five

Chapter 10

Flying Over Serengeti

This day started too early for my liking! As we were scheduled for the hot air balloon ride at 6 am, we had our pick-up by the hot-air balloon company vehicle planned for 5 am. 1,604 more words


The Oldest Woman In Africa at 126, Tanga Region, Tanzania

From August 30, 2015

When the food and beverage manager “Robert” at our hotel here in Morogoro stated that he had a grandmother that was 126 years old, I was skeptical. 1,955 more words

That Time I Thought I Could Make it to Town at a Rasonable Hour

So a little background info before I just dive into this post. My amazing sister sent me a care package with beer and chocolate on one of her many snow days. 671 more words

Culture Exchange

Tanzania Expedition 2017

Day 1 (Monday 16th January) – Travelling

After nearly a year of fundraising (during which I raised ¥4173, or about £485), it was finally time to leave! 1,206 more words


Book Review: My Life with the Chimpanzees

Jane Goodall, at least when I was growing up, was a household name. Because I am not what I term a “creature person” (although I married one and beget one), I didn’t have any special interest in Goodall’s story. 459 more words


Gehören Kolonialbauten zur kulturellen Identität?

Annika Seifert im Gespräch mit Ute Welty


Die Architektin Annika Seifert vom Daressalam Zentrum für Architekturerbe (DARCH) sieht ein wachsendes Interesse in Tansania am historisch bedeutsamen Architekturerbe der deutschen Kolonialzeit. 270 more words

German Architechture Worldwide

Wer rettet Bagamoyo? Deutschlands vergessene Hauptstadt


Wie ein vergessenes Stück Heimat schlummert Bagamoyo südlich des Äquators. Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts war der Ort die erste Hauptstadt Deutsch-Ostafrikas. Vorher waren schon Araber, Sultane, Entdecker, Karawanen und Sklaven da. 15 more words

German Architechture Worldwide