sun.rain.sun.rain.sun.rain.sun.sun.sun… the season of the ‘looooong rains’ which describes the kind of rainfall – if it rains it rains cats and dogs… the Kinangop Plateau has an altitude of 2500m. the sun burns like hell… no shade nowhere. I could have known better already but right on my first day in the field I experienced […]
… waiting for the permits… Pongwe Zanzibar Tanzania Christmas 2012
Mkomazi National Park Tanzania December 2012
… Somewhere in Nowhere…Close to Mkomazi Pare District Tanzania December 2012 ‘Maasai Women with their children’
… on the way to Ngorongoro Crater….. Tanzania December 2012
Shagayu Rain Forest Mtae Lushoto West Usambara Mountains Eastern Arch Mountain Range Tanzania December 2012 … last most eastern remaining Rain Forest Reserve. unfortunately, still far from being protected…
Mambo West Usambara Mountains Eastern Arch Mountain Range Tanzania December 2012 Dancing & singing to the rhythm of the drums
Change over time West Usambara Mountains Eastern Arch Mountain Range Tanzania December 2012 Someone told me when he was young still elephants, giraffes and many other animals were roaming through the forest… … only forty years ago…….
people everywhere… the Wasambaa especially children. let me give you one example: the tiny village Mambo has 5000 inhabitants… 2000 of those go to Primary School (6-14 years old). often i am surrounded by kids. with their big curious eyes. starring at me. wondering what this mzungu is doing… certainly, this high population density has […]
Mambo Mtae Lushoto West Usambara Mountains Eastern Arch Moutain Range Tanzania December 2012
Mambo Mtae West Usambara Mountains Eastern Arch Mountain Range December 2012 … constantly in and out of the clouds. for the stonechats – to sing or not to sing???
Nyumbani @ Mambo Mtae West Usambara Mountains Eastern Arch Mountain Range December 2012 Certainly one of the most special homes on my trip – directly on the cliff of the Usambara Mountains viewing over the Mkomazi National Park plains, Mount Kilimanjaro and Pare Mountains
Mombo Tanga Tanzania December 2012 breakfast @ mombo. a busy junction town on the foot of the West Usambara Mountains half way between Arusha and Dar es Salaam
South Pare Mountains Eastern Arch Mountain Range Tanzania December 2012 One of the nice things to do??? helping turtles to cross the road…
most remarkable for the Pare Mountains? stunning sunsets tremendously beautiful people and the steepness of the hills. to reach the territories of the stonechats was quite a hike… up and down… and another climb up & down and back up again… but i honestly really like such environments. what i have seen so far of […]