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Category Archives: Tanzania

The In-Between Steps

For those of us traveling from place to place in perpetual motion, this in-betweeness – the heavy steps of transition – is a feeling that I get each time we’re … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 21 Comments

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

One of the significant singular events in my life was climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. It has been ten years since then but every June I think of it and celebrate my … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 23 Comments

Calm After The Storm

Five days after being on the main page of Freshly Pressed a normal pace of life here has returned. This is what it looks like to reach so many people … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 9 Comments

5-Weeks Until Departure

Yes, five weeks left so I might start thinking out loud here more and more and bore you with the logistics of preparing a move overseas. But I’m doing it … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands – Tanzania

We had been bush camping for 10 days heading deeper into western Tanzania on our way to Katavi National Park. After a long bumpy drive through rough roads fighting tsetse … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 10 Comments

Alone With A Lion

I remember him as if in a movie I saw long ago but can’t remember the plot or the ending. It had something to do with me, that is certain. … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun – Tanzania

This photo was taken on the fourth morning of my trek up Mount Kilimanjaro. I was so amazed by the rapid transition of ecological zones we had already traversed, starting … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · 19 Comments

Africa Burning

Ten years after my 5-month solo-adventure through sub-Saharan Africa, I haven’t reviewed my travel journals once. They’ve been packed away in a box, at first awaiting my return from doing … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

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