A Tanzanian Odyssey February 28th 2010 Alright all, what’s occurring? Now I won’t lie to you but we are doing great and continuing our big trip across the African continent. The stark realisation that the biggest trip of all awaited us to get across Tanzania - as it is surprisingly bigger than we originally thought - was a bit of a shock to the system for us…. Having spent four weeks travelling across Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda ... read more
Africa » Tanzania 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 both finished our jobs at the London Stock Exchange and JP Morgan in July, we plan to spend some time back in Ireland bothering our familes in August. Then in September our adventure starts in the Middle East on a trip from Istanbul to Cairo, then on to Nairobi for voluntary work with the Jamii Bora Microfinance Institute (http://www.jamiibora.org). From there we hope to travel to South Africa via Victoria Falls. Then a flight to India for a few months before travelling through China and some of South East Asia before a flight home. Phew - all of that in 12 months....
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