TANZANIA is an East African country of vast wilderness areas, including the Serengeti and the Kilimanjaro National Parks. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar and Mafia Island, famous for its Marine Park, where whale sharks swim through the reefs.

I spent several weeks in Tanzania in 1988 on my first world trip, and returned with my daughter, Martha, in November and December of 2008 to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, go on safari, and learn more about the indigenous people and their way of life. Check out my January 15, 2009 blog post HERE more details.

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