2014; Thanks For A Great Year!

New Years Eve is a time of reflection for most people.  A look back at the previous year and an optimistic planning of all the wonderful things you’ll probably forget to accomplish in the upcoming one. 2014 was pretty great for me.  Here are some stats.  Mainly, I just need them written down in public...
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Destination Memory Lane Blogging Challenge!

  I was recently notified by the lovely Marti Ingram at Down The Wrabbit Hole that I was nominated for their Destination Memory Lane Blogging Challenge. The concept is pretty cool.  Travel bloggers write about amazing, frustrating, funny, sad, helpful, kooky experiences all the time.  Destination Memory Lane gives us a chance to narrow it...
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My Second Liebster Award!

I was nominated for the first time back in January for the Liebster Award, and I’m very flattered to be nominated for my second time.  The Liebster Award is an award given to new bloggers by new bloggers and paid forward much like a chain letter without the superstition, but it’s a great way to...
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Maji Moto

My last full day in Africa I finally got to go to the place I had heard everyone mention throughout my trip, Maji Moto.  I knew it was a hot spring and that there were fish that would eat dead skin off of my feet, but that was about the extent of my expectations of...
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Arusha Overview

I spent the bulk of my time in Tanzania staying with friends in Arusha.  It is interesting to see how the permanent residents live.  Plus, I got to spend time with my favorite locals. I would be lying if I said that the travel clinic here in the states didn’t make me a little nervous...
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Ndutu: My First Day In Africa

After approximately 29 hours of travel I arrived at Kilimanjaro around 9pm.  The airport was shockingly small (or so I thought before I had been to the bush “airports” in the area).  It did make customs easy to navigate. I had been a little wary about waiting until arrival to get my visa, but the...
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Greetings From Africa

I’ve not had the time or internet connection to write anything worthwhile since arriving in Africa, but believe me good things are coming when I get back. Any suggestions on fun things to do with my last few days in Arusha? Save Save...
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