Tag Archives: Dar

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

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One year of wedded bliss – ready for the babies now!


I have always had a desire to have many many animals – at least 20 dogs, 20 cats, one cow, a goat, some chicken and whatever else I can raise to some level of domesticity.  My retirement dream is to … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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El tráfico en Dar es Salaam


He escrito sobre los peligros del tráfico de Dar es Salaam. Nos trataron de nuevo ayer, esta vez tomando el ferry, pero el viaje todavía nos llevó cerca de 7 horas ida y vuelta, sólo para comprar algo de comida … Continue reading

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A tour through Dar traffic!!


I have written about the hazards of the Dar es Salaam traffic.  We tried again yesterday, this time taking the ferry, but the trip still took us about 7 hours there and back, just to buy some food for the … Continue reading

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The week that was: Zanzibar before all the disasters


Before the sinking of the Skagit, or the pain of the sea urchins  and Sakkie getting such snot sickness (flu) – apparently rife this time of year in Dar es Salaam, as it is considered their winter as well, we … Continue reading

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