Monthly Archives: January 2012

I’m now a certified Open Water Diver! (Matembwe, Zanzibar)

Had a 6.30am meet on Friday for the shuttle to go to Matembwe – in typical African fashion Kate and I (Aussie med student who was also going diving) were there on time but the driver was 40mins late.  This … Continue reading

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First open water dives (Stone Town, Zanzibar)

I’ve made it and more importantly haven’t drowned.  First two dives completed – first one 45mins long at 12mtrs was at the Bawe Reef.  There was some lovely coral and saw lots of fish I had no idea what they … Continue reading

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Arriving in Stone Town, Zanzibar via Nairobi

Well I have finally started my trip and left England.  I have to admit to having a big case of the nerves the day before I flew when I was packing but they have now gone.  Firstly I flew to … Continue reading

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About this blog

I took a leave of absence from work and decided to work as a volunteer in Tanzania based in Korogwe, a small town in the northeast of the country (combined with some travels around East Africa).  The project is to … Continue reading

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