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Happy New Year

January 1st, 2010 by · 4 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

We took a dalla-dalla to Lake Manyara. A dalla-dalla is any form of vehicle, usually a minivan, into which they can cram about twenty people. That’s the legal number, but as they say in Tanzania, there’s always room for one more. And no, it’s not any different than any other minivan, it’s simply CRAMMED with […]

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If shepards could ride…

September 15th, 2009 by · 2 Comments · Africa, Morocco

Check- Rusty mountain bikes, squeaky brakes, repair kit, pump, water bottles, Chaco sandals and a torn out Rough Guide map. Missing- Compass, helmets, gloves, topo map and Chleuh Berber language book. Day one- 40km loop from Tafraute up into the Ameln Valley where 26 Berber villages are built into the pink ridges of the mountains, […]

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