Wordless Wednesday: Village Museum. Again.

I’ve already written about the Village Museum, an outdoor museum in Dar showcasing different types of traditional housing in Tanzania. But back in October when my friend Marisa was here, we visited the Village Museum again, this time with Evita. I wanted to share a few pictures from our day, so […]

Tanzania, One Year Later

Today marks one year since my family of three said our goodbyes to friends, family, and everything that was familiar to us and embarked on our journey to Africa. I remember anxiously sitting in the airport, and then plane (and then another couple of airports and another couple of planes) […]

The Road Home

I was looking out my window and I saaaaaw… Just a drive-by glimpse of real-life in Tanzania. Just a set of observations from the passenger seat of my F-150. Inspired by this song: 

Bongoyo Island

Bongoyo Island is a small, uninhabited island off the coast of Dar. It has a beautiful beach and a forest you can hike through. If you have your own boat you can get there in about 10 minutes. If not, you can pay 15,000 shillings (about $10) to ride a […]