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Passing through... We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves--Pico Iyer---Passing through from Europe to Africa to Asia to Oceania etc.& back again! 9 mos. of dreaming and exploring!

Trip: Tanzania

There are [11] stories from my trip: Tanzania


TANZANIA | Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | Views [195]

At the beginning of the month, we decided to take a bus from Dar es Salaam to Moshi.  It was a dusty, 10 hour adventure. At the end of that bus ride we thought it would be a nice idea to fly back to Dar ;) However, we did want to [at least] see ... Read more >

last week in Tanzania

TANZANIA | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | Views [180]

Our last week here: reflection…. So our last week here has been slow and relaxing—much appreciated after the torture of Kilimanjaro! The month has gone by quickly and I feel like I got a lot out of this trip culturally, less from a medicine ... Read more >


TANZANIA | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | Views [216]

That was the most grueling, painful experience of my life!! I have never been so physically and mentally drained! It was a torture walk/death march/horror film! Tom and I clearly had no idea what we were getting into (as I think most people don’... Read more >


TANZANIA | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | Views [313]

We decided to go with a 4 day/3 night safari option through the Kilimanjaro brothers company. We were able to get a decent discount for 5 people because we were volunteering in Tanzania on a resident’s visa. We went with 3 Swedish girls who are ... Read more >

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Tanzania.....cultural experiences..

TANZANIA | Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | Views [240]

The weekend was interesting. We were invited to a “send-off” on Saturday evening. A “send-off” is a pre-wedding event where a female is getting married and is being “sent off” to her new family (her spouse). It is ... Read more >

Tanzania....day to day

TANZANIA | Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | Views [157]

  So far the food here has not caused me any problems. My mom called the other day and was very curious what we were eating here. She happened to call me after I had made some rice and vegetable stir fry so I told her about that. The food here ... Read more >

Tanzania.....Machame & Moshi...

TANZANIA | Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | Views [216]

Tuesday we were pretty lazy and did not do much. We still don’t really have a schedule to follow. ‘Pole pole’. Tomorrow we will finalize some volunteer paperwork, go to the bigger city Moshi in the morning to get more information on ... Read more >

Tanzania............Machame Hospital...

TANZANIA | Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | Views [1239]

Monday was a busy day! It started in the chapel at 7:45am as Bob had mentioned. The chapel was on the ground floor of the hospital and was fairly big.  It reminded me of a shorter Catholic mass with some singing, scripture reading, and the priest ... Read more >

Tanzania.....Dar es Salaam to Moshi to Machame (at Kilimanjaro)

TANZANIA | Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | Views [673]

Father Ralph offered to drive us to the bus station the next morning for our 10 hour bus ride to Moshi, Tanzania the next day! Moshi is a decent sized city situated right at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. The hospital we are staying at this month is ... Read more >

Photos: Tanzania

TANZANIA | Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | Photo Gallery

Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro area (Moshi, Machame), Zanzibar
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Tanzania.....Dar es Salaam

TANZANIA | Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | Views [326]

We are in a new world.  A different world. For the first time in my life, I am officially the minority. It’s a weird feeling. It has only been 3 days in Tanzania and I already have so much to write. So much has been running through my head.... Read more >

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