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KWS Kisite Marine Park

I woke up the next day, at the KWS Kisite/Mpunguti Marine Park Shimoni Bandas, sandwiched between Ivory Kathue and Njambie Mungai, the two other female bloggers on the trip. Not long afterwards, early-bird Mbugua Gitau was at our door waking us up and wanting to use our banda’s power sockets. Yes, we’d all gotten to know each other real quick! As the ladies got up and began preparing for the day, I lingered in bed for a while, taking advantage of this time to take a closer look at my surroundings. I noticed that our banda had very good built-in ventilation, … Continue reading

African Barrick Gold Tour Day 2: Community Development Projects

After spending the first day of the tour visiting African Barrick Gold’s open-pit Buzwagi mine, and a few community development projects in the nearby area, the second day of the tour was devoted strictly to visiting community projects around Buzwagi and Bulyanhulu—and making the short trip between the two mines. Once more, as promised, here are some pictures to share a little bit of what I saw. Enjoy! African Barrick Gold Tour Day 2 in Pictures And just for kicks, this is what it was actually like driving into the gold mine in Bulyanhulu. Biche P.S. Subscribe to ChickAboutTown to … Continue reading

Buzwagi: African Barrick Gold Tour Day 1

Let’s take a break from the questions. This week finds me on a tour of African Barrick Gold’s (Tanzania’s largest gold producer’s) mines and operations in Northern Tanzania. The past three days have been interesting, to say the least, and as I promised my followers on Twitter, here are some pictures from the first day of the tour, when we visited African Barrick Gold mines at Buzwagi. Enjoy! If you are anything like I was before this tour, I trust these pictures will satisfy some of your curiosity about Tanzania’s gold mines and the life around them. READ ALSO: 52 East … Continue reading

Kunduchi Beach Hotel, Kunduchi, Tanzania

Kunduchi Beach Hotel & Resort 1 Mtongani Kunduchi, Dar es Salaam When people talk about going to the beach in Dar es Salaam, very often they mean heading out to Mbezi. I like hanging out in Mbezi, I really do, but sometimes I am in the mood for something a little more serene, far from the crowded, noisy beaches that are the norm in Mbezi, especially over the weekend. When I am in this mood, I head out a little further north to Kunduchi beach, more specifically, I head out to Kunduchi Beach Hotel. There, especially if it is low … Continue reading

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