The road to Pangani January 24th 2018 Muheza
A heavy storm woke me and 5 minutes later my alarm went. I’d intended to get a bus leaving Dodoma at 6, not fancying going anywhere in this weather I re-set my alarm and when it went again at 6:55 I got my shit together. I was on a <em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">boda to the bus stand at 7:40. Asking for Morogoro I was surprised to be shown to a big old ‘Raha Leo’ bu ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » East » Pangani 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
My first travel memories are of being car sick in the back of my dad’s Hillman Imp somewhere around Penmaenmawr on the way to Anglesea. A lay-by was quickly spotted and pulled into, once I stopped feeling queasy and I had had my gob thoroughly wiped clean by my mum’s spittle moistened hanky, we were on our way again to the paradise island that lay beyond the Menai Straits. Luckily the travel sickness stopped not long after we arrived just in time for me to get mumps.
In the early seventies a week in a musty caravan in Benllech Bay was what any asthmatic little lad would want from a fa... full info