Currently viewing the tag: "Arusha"

The price of things

On May 13, 2012 By

The prices of things as experienced Spring 2012 mostly in Mnenia village and Kondoa town all prices in Tanzanian Shillings: 1500 TSh = 1 US$ A days wages for a laborer: 3000 Tea and chapati at the local teashop: 300 Bus fare Mnenia to Kondoa 5000 round trip Delivery of a trailer load of stuff […]

...continue reading

Yesterday was an exciting morning for us: Dr.Jane Goodall came for a short visit to the Gallery at the Masai Cafe in Arusha to meet Seppo and get introduced to the work of the Rock Art project. It’s all connected through her Roots and Shoots organization with which the Rock Art Project collaborates in village […]

...continue reading

Brush with Fame in Arusha

On February 28, 2012 By

Jane Goodall is coming to Arusha. That’s a good reason to make a trip from our village camp and get on the bus. For 12000 Tsh (approx. 6 Euros) we ride along with people from the villages and their things , namely large baskets containing chickens,  to Arusha. 6 hours of rough ride and we’re […]

...continue reading

Usambara Mountains changing landscape roadside offerings Nov 22 Hot pink and blue are the roadside colors of Tanzania. They represent  three large cellular providers Vodacom, TIGO,  and Zain. The presence of their advertising shows up on tiny roadside stores to large block buildings painted in these colors that everyone knows. The busride from Dar to […]

...continue reading
Set your Twitter account name in your settings to use the TwitterBar Section.