First Blog: Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Mafia, East Coast, Safari and charity projects December 9th 2009 First blog and conscious not to make it too wordy or boastful of all the cool things we have seen and done (ok sorry) but feel free to send abuse and comments generally if it is, be great to hear from you too.
So, just over a month has passed since we left Blighty on a sunny but chilly November 2nd for an East African Adventure. Purpose of the trip was to start a GAP/Sabbatical from our careers ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » East Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
Having lived and worked in London's rat race throughout our twenties and now headlong in to our thirties it would be easy to exist in our comfortable lives with our material luxuries. But there was an itch that could not be reached and kept persisting. So with the slowdown in the economy one would think we should be holding on to our relatively safe jobs and careers. But that was becoming less and less enticing and was not satisfying the itch.
So after months, perhaps years of procrastination, we made the decision to quit the 9 to 5 - as dolly Parton sang, "Aint no way to make a livin". Wel... full info