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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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Wiki kuwa alikuwa – bahari urchins – oh maumivu


To all my East African readers – I do not profess to be able to write anything in Swahili, but Google Translate seems to do a good job!: Baada ya siku chache kupendeza katika Zanzibar, mimi akarudi nyumbani na wavulana. … Continue reading

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The week that was – part 2: Sea Urchins – oh the PAIN!!!!!


Part 2:  Sea Urchins After a delightful few days in Zanzibar, I returned home with the boys.  Home at this stage, being Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam. For those who have read thus far, you will know that we were initially … Continue reading

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The week that was – sinking of Skagit ferry, sea urchins, snotty noses and sore stomachs


Part one – Skagit disaster: We had the two younger boys here this past week.  As we were supposed to have settled in Zanzibar, I had booked them return tickets on 1Time Airline, directly from O R Tambo International, Johannesburg to Zanzibar airport, way … Continue reading

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The Ferries of Dar es Salaam


The Ferries of Dar es Salaam I’ve written briefly about the ferries before, but I have come to the conclusion that they need some more cyber space, as they provide an abundance of frustration, but also entertainment to us on … Continue reading

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