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Agape Jr. Seminary

Agape Lutheran Junior Seminary is located on the eastern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania, just over the hill from Kenya.  It is a private school, known for its high academic standards. The school is well maintained, neat and … Continue reading

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Serengeti Stand Off

I was in Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania, perched on top of a high bank watching a hippo pool below.  The small river flowed toward me straight out of the northern horizon, made a left turn at my feet and headed … Continue reading

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Chaga House

The Chaga people are the third largest ethnic group in Tanzania.  They are found in the northeast part of Tanzania, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, near the town of Moshi. Look closely, Mount Kilimanjaro is peaking above the clouds in … Continue reading

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Repurposed Tires

The Maasai are a semi-nomadic tribe that move their livestock within ever-shrinking grazing rights of Northern Tanzania and Kenya. Descendants of a fierce warrior nation, today’s Maasai are peaceful and friendly except when it comes to their cattle. They are easily recognized by … Continue reading

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Affordable Transportation

Bicycles are a common mode of transportation in Tanzania.   Motorcycles and cars are common in big cities, but are impractical and too expensive in the rural areas. I found this bike parked behind one of the buildings at the … Continue reading

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Directional Sign

I love signs.  I especially like signs that have double meanings in their text or in their surroundings. This sign, painted on the side of a building, was directing people to the front door of the reception office.  Nothing special … Continue reading

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Yawning Hippo

Happy hippos?  This might give you a different impression of the chubby cuties depicted in cartoons and children’s literature.  I took this shot at the Tanzanian hippo pool shown here in an earlier blog.  It’s a close-up of the hippo in … Continue reading

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