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Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Concert

This last Wednesday (September 28th), Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Sauti Sol performed a concert for approximately 1000 people in the Butterfly Park at Haller Park. The concert lasted about 3 hours and the setting was very beautiful. A lot of effort has obviously been done with the decor and stage set up. Coffee shops, bars and … Continue reading »

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Camping in Tiwi

What a great weekend. It has been a while since I have gone camping on the beach and I now wonder why it has been so long. It was very much a spur of the moment thing with us (Paul and I) deciding to take the trip that very day. Initially, we planned on heading … Continue reading »

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Mombasa – Part 3

So far we have covered the beaches, places to stay and eat, and all things water sport related. This (final) post will be looking at the tourist and must-see atractions available in Mombasa. The key things looked at with be Hallery Park, Mamba Village, Fort Jesus, Old Town and Jumbo Ruins. 

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Mombasa – Part 2

Mombasa has some of great water  sports and  activities. From the expected surfing, kite surfing and body boarding, to the more adventurous diving as well as the more extreme sky diving. This post will be focused on some of the popular water-based activities available here in mombasa. Water sports, diving, skydiving and fishing.

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Mombasa – Part 1

Its an unfortunate truth that one forgets the beauty and attaction of their home town/city/country. How many New Yorkers take the time to visit the statue of Liberty? Do French citizens visit the Louvre more than once? For the majority or people, the answer to these questions is no. I fell into the trap or … Continue reading »

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