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Do animals go to heaven?
We are animal mad, and I have a dream of retiring near the sea, with a river flowing close by, next to a hill, with some majestic mountains in the distance, with at least 20 dogs, 20 cats, a milking … Continue reading
Posted in Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Ferries, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa, Zanzibar Tagged Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Kigamboni, Salaam, Tanzania, Vaal River, Zanzibar 5 Comments
Sunsets and Sunrises
Like most people I know, I love sunrises and sunsets. There are even two favourite movies – Before Sunset and Before Sunrise, and if you have not watched them, do yourself the favour. But that’s besides the point. Sunrise to … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Africa, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, Cape Winelands, God, Heilbron, Indian Ocean, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 11 Comments
Music and Dancing – our life-savers over the past year
Whilst living in Tanzania, we were delighted to find that Multichoice DSTV, was very much alive and kicking, and probably more easy to navigate in Dar es Salaam, than some places in South Africa. We subscribed with little effort, and … Continue reading
The battle of the “Red tape”
Being fairly newly married, Kobus does not know all my hidden streaks (or talents?) that well yet. And so he learnt the following about me yesterday: I am like a bull-dog, once I get a hold of something, I rarely … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Botswana, Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, South Africa, Tanzania 1 Comment
For the love of a good man – my new life as farmer’s wife in Heilbron in the good ol’ Free State!!
We left Dar es Salaam almost a month ago – Saturday 27 October 2012, 5 months and 14 days after we first arrived. Defeated, deflated, sad to some extend that the project did not materialize, but incredibly excited to return … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Heilbron, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, Kobus, South Africa, Tanzania 7 Comments
Parting shots of Dar es Salaam
We took a trip around our favourite spots this past week, and as I am lounging around in a hotel room, waiting for my flight home, I want to share some of the scenery once more. We drove out to … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, South Africa Tagged Africa, Dar, Dar es Salaam, God, Indian Ocean, Johannesburg, Kimbiji, Marriage, Salaam, Tanzania 2 Comments
The end of our African Dream
My regular readers will know the story, but for the newcomers, just a brief background: Kobus and I were sourced in South Africa by a large Tanzanian company, with the aim of starting up a dairy farm on Zanzibar. With … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam Tagged Africa, Cape Town, Capetown, Kigamboni, Ruaha National Park, Sangoma, South Africa, Table View, Tanzania, Zanzibar 6 Comments
Join the ferry ride to Kigamboni on a tuk-tuk over Dar es Salaam harbor mouth
Kobus and I have taken to rather attempt the city traffic in a tuk-tuk. As Murphy’s law would have it, the ferry queue has been almost non-existent every time we have ordered a tuk-tuk, but the Dar es Salaam city … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Ferries Tagged Africa, Auto rickshaw, Bangkok, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Government, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Tanzania Leave a comment
A forgalom a Dar es Salaam
Írtam a veszélyt es es Salaam forgalmat. Megpróbáltuk tegnap megint, ezúttal elkapni a komp, de az utazás még mindig elvitt minket körülbelül 7 órán át oda és vissza, csak hogy vásároljon néhány élelmiszer a héten. Tudom, hogy az én olvasók, … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam Tagged Dar, Dar es Salaam, Kenya, Lagos, London, Nairobi - Kenya, Rio de Janeiro, Salaam Leave a comment