Meeting the Maasai in Terrat, Tanzania

Over on Twitter, this week’s #Top4Theme was #Top4SmallTowns. One of my featured photos was taken in Terrat, Tanzania, where I spent just over two weeks in 2017. At the time, I was participating in a medical volunteer mission, working with a Canadian NGO and its African partners to provide primary healthcare to people in this…

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Off the beaten path in Tanzania: Ukerewe Island

I was browsing through my old photos albums the other day and came across the shots I took during my trip to Tanzania in 2017, so it’s time to reminisce! I visited this East African country for the second time as a volunteer with a Canadian NGO and a group of Tanzanian healthcare workers running…

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Looking back (and up) at Mount Kilimanjaro

Continuing on with my retrospective series, I thought I’d recap the second part of my first trip to Tanzania. After a few days in Zanzibar and a two week volunteer mission, I finished off my Tanzanian adventure with a day hike to base camp of Mount Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa,…

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Zipping around Zanzibar

This is a retrospective post. I travelled to Tanzania a couple years ago and returned for a second trip a year later. This was the first ‘faraway’ place I had ever visited and made for a number of memorable experiences. My trips to Africa have been for the purposes of volunteer work related to my…

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