Dar Es Salaam – Beach Crab

We arrived back at Safari Lodge late in the evening, exhausted from our last day in Zanzibar and the traumatizing experience of getting lost in Stonetown. Bertus was still there, washed clean by the rain that’s been falling non stop for the last couple of days. Our plan for the next few days is to […]

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Paje in Pictures

The pictures say it better than I can so here is Paje in pictures:   Clayton and I were walking along the beach when we strolled into the town. These boys immediately came out to see the giant (Clayton). While I had a bit of a photo shoot with one of the little ones Clayton […]

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Paje 21 October

As with Malawi, Zanzibar had to meet our very high expectations created by subjective traveler writers’ experiences, other people’s Zanzibar Facebook pictures (which we know are mostly BS yet we all buy into the happy snaps) and the Resort photos taken by very skilled, sly photographers. Considering our track record with islands I was a […]

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Stonetown 19 – 20 October

It really is difficult to explain Stonetown and I think that’s why it has taken me so long to upload this post. I’ve read other reviews and blogs about it but none really seem to quite get it right. I’ll try to explain it the best I can with my very limited vocabulary. Let’s however […]

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Tanzania: The Border 14 October

The last 100 or so kilometers to the Tanzania border yet again made us realise how poor the country is. So many donations are made to Malawi (you see the branded, new Land Cruisers all throughout Malawi) but little is spent on useful improvements like irrigation and agricultural education – a lesson in diversifying your […]

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Livingstonia 12 – 14 October

With one last “You won’t make it” from Willie, the owner at Hakuna Matata, we left for Livingstonia – or more accurately Lukwe Farm at the top of the gravel pass and the camp we will be staying at on our first night – if we make it. From the very first moment the road […]

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