What Happens In Dar…

What Happens In Dar…

I woke up outside, next to my tent, not in it. I was, however, on my mattress, so that situation must have been the result of a certain amount of consideration. What was obviously not considered was that I would wake up in a swarm of mosquitos. Mikadi was abandoned. All over there was evidence […]

Tent Sufring in Dar es Salaam

Tent Sufring in Dar es Salaam

After three days on the road I touched down on the white sands of Mikadi Beach. Coconut trees swayed in the breeze and little wooden fishing boats sailed along the calm waters, heading to and from the fish market. It was just as I had imagined. After parking my car in deep beach sand, under […]

Forward Unto Dar! (Part 3)

Forward Unto Dar! (Part 3)

This is the 3rd part in my dash across Tanzania. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 as well. I awoke at 3am to pack up camp, as I had done before in Lusaka. The night was surprisingly cold, but I suppose I was still at altitude and far inland. I had a breakfast of […]

Forward Unto Dar! (Part 2)

Forward Unto Dar! (Part 2)

The dark night, full of the sounds of an Afrian city, gave way to another wonderfully blue morning, full of light and possibilities. It’s always easier to be optimistic in the bright light of the morning. I had spent the night at a church in Mbeya, on the western edge of Tanzania. The night before […]