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You Only Live Once My adventures through East Africa. Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda. I hope I know what I'm getting myself into!

Gallery: Safari #2

TANZANIA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Abayudayah

UGANDA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Jewish community of Uganda
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Gallery: Uganda Misc.

UGANDA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Sippi, Rafting, etc.
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Gallery: Sign Painting - -all hand done

TANZANIA | Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

this is how the bulk of advertising is done in east africa
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Gallery: Tanzania Misc.

TANZANIA | Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Arusha, Moshi, Carlyn & Freddy
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Home -- Well sort of

ISRAEL | Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | Views [628] | Comments [1]

Jon & I spent the last day in Kampala doing some last minute shopping and bargaining with the craft vendors behind the National Theater before picking our packs up from the Ethiopian Airlines office where we had stashed them so we didn't have to schlep ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Almost Done

UGANDA | Sunday, 29 Jul 2007 | Views [579]

Today is my last day in Nabugoye - and I'll be sad to go.  While the week has not been so structured (nothing in africa really is) -- I have found a bunch of different ways to help out in the community.  These included, but were not limited to, teaching ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Uganda -- Full of Waterfalls & Jews

UGANDA | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [1161] | Comments [1]

We left Jinja and headed straight for Sipi Falls with a brief stop over in Mbale.  Sipi might be the most beautiful place I've ever seen in my life.  We stayed at a place called Twilight where we pitched our tent on a terrace over looking a valley  and ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

I Lived to Tell the Tale

UGANDA | Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | Views [669] | Comments [1]

I'm recovering, enjoing a slow morning, after a full day of rafting (approx 30km) down the Nile river.  We hit 12 groups of rapids all together including 5 grade 5 rapids.  I've NEVER seen water like this...it was crazy!!!  At one point when i was in ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

Uganda Bound

TANZANIA | Sunday, 15 Jul 2007 | Views [673] | Comments [2] | Video

So, it's been well over a week since I wrote -- and it's not because nothing interesting has happened.  To the contrary, we had a great week on the main land in Tanzania visiting with Chaim's cousin Carolyn & her family and we even squeezed in a ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Beached & Braided

TANZANIA | Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | Views [1163] | Comments [1]

So we're back in Stonetown for another day in a half or so before heading back on the overnight ferry to Dar Es Salam.  We spent the better part of three days in Jambiani which is on the east coast of Zanzibar.  Its a sleepy little beach town with a ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

A note on Pictures

TANZANIA | Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Views [567] | Comments [3]

so i tried again -- unsuccessfully -- to upload pictures.  the frustration is about more than i can bare, so i'm going to give up for now and wait until i get back to Israel to upload.  I hope you'll still keep reading a commenting even without the visual ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


TANZANIA | Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Views [660] | Comments [1] | Video

So, we made it to Zanzibar yesterday. Just a three hour ferry ride from Dar Es Salam and I'm in LOVE with it here. It might as well be a whole seperate country from Tanznia - or a whole seperate continent, because it's that different. It's amaizngly ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Gallery: Zanzibar

TANZANIA | Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

the best place ever
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Say Goodbye Kenya -- Hello Jon!

TANZANIA | Friday, 29 Jun 2007 | Views [2125] | Comments [1]

Three days and we covered a lot of ground.  6 hours out of Nairobi into the Maasi Mara.  Imagine driving 6 hours where the major obsticle in the road is the road itself.  I'm not kidding.  we drove at least half of the way out there on the dirt shoulder ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Kenya Misc

KENYA | Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

first two weeks
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Gallery: Safari

KENYA | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Masai Mara
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Shabbat., Tea, a Tarp & Safari

KENYA | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Views [1265] | Comments [2]

So Shabbat worked out really nicely.  We set our tent up - and somehow rigged up our new (read - new to us but defintely used by someone before) tarp as a fly.  We were glad to have it cause it rained most of friday night and we stayed dry!  Sat ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!

2 for 2

KENYA | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [782] | Comments [2]

We arrived in Kericho a couple of hours ago.  It's a community that basically revolves around these huge tea plantations.  It's absolutely beautiful ... imagine rolling hills of finely manicured tea fields as far as you can see.  We're camping at a place ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

trains, planes & automobiles

KENYA | Thursday, 21 Jun 2007 | Views [2645]

Transportation around africa is a completely unique adventure -- and often, we spend an entire day just getting from one place to another. Here are some new modes of transportation that we've encountered over the past week: Matatu - These are ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

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