Day 93: Tanzania Part 3- Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Tarangire

"Daddy, wake up! I heard something!" Ava said while rustling me awake at one in the morning. "I don't hear anything." I said sleepy eyed. "Just outside our tent. Listen!" Sure enough, I heard some footfalls that sounded faintly like 'clopping'. Moon shadowed shapes danced across the fabric of our tent and I heard plants…

Day 84: Tanzania Part 2- Zanzibar

"Jambo!" "Hakuna Matata!" "Hello my friend!" These all announce your arrival in Tanzania's most famous island. The turquoise waters were an iridescent blue I hadn't imagined in my wildest dreams. We boarded the Azam Marine ferry at 9:30am and made the two hour voyage to Zanzibar Town on the west side. Our guidebook said to…

Day 70: Tanzania Part 1- Dar Es Salaam

Arriving at Julius Nyerere International airport at 2:00 in the morning announced we had made it to the great continent. Whereas in Europe where you can time your watch by the train schedule, the pace at which how and when things get done in Africa changes largely by the ebb and tide of people's moods…