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Safari Time

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | Views [1206]

This will likely be the last entry of my trip, since I fly out to London tomorrow, and onward to New York on Friday.   Don’t be too sad, readers!   I’m already plotting my next big adventure and believe me: it is going to be spectacular.   ... Read more >

Tags: game drives, hbs, ngorogoro, serengeti, tanzania

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro!

Sunday, 10 Jan 2010 | Views [1336]

Dear readers, I am pleased to announce that I have returned from the Kili climb completely intact.   Furthermore, I would like to share the fabulous news with you that I MADE IT TO THE TOP!!!    Seven days of grueling hiking, six nights of soggy ... Read more >

Tags: camping, hbs, hiking, kilimanjaro, stinky, tanzania

Merry Christmas!

Friday, 25 Dec 2009 | Views [649]

I’m writing this on Christmas morning from the KIA Lodge just outside Kilimanjaro airport (and Mt. Kilimanjaro herself).   This isn’t getting posted until later because, well, despite the exorbitant amount of money I’m paying for this hotel (it’s ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, christmas, crappy travel days, kigali, kilimanjaro

Swimming with dolphins

Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | Views [868]

Today I went snorkeling off of the southwest coast of Zanzibar with a group of maybe 10 from various hotels nearby.   They drove us to the beach where we donned flippers and snorkeling masks and then hopped aboard a boat to head out into the water.... Read more >

Tags: awesomeness, dolphins, monkeys, snorkeling, tanzania, zanzibar

Spice tours and rainstorms

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | Views [608]

Today I woke up bright and early and went on a spice tour, a six hour adventure through the spice plantations further inland.   There were maybe ten of us, including two American girls who just graduated undergrad from Princeton and were both working ... Read more >

Tags: spice tour, stone town, tanzania, travel friends, zanzibar

The Best. Day. Ever. (For serious.)

Monday, 21 Dec 2009 | Views [889]

I just had the best travel day of my backpacking career, and it was seriously amazing.   And thing is, it totally was supposed to be a crap day, slogging from one town to the next, dealing with overland border crossings, sweating my winter weight ... Read more >

Tags: bus, highlight, mombasa, pemba, planes, tanga, travel friends, zanzibar



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