Archive for the 'Tanzania' Category

Africa, Part 1 – The Beginnings

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Many have asked us how we picked Tanzania for our honeymoon. I am not really sure how it came about. We had a strong bias for going some place far away, since the summer after first year provided a relatively large travel window in the medical journey. Plus the honeymoon alone is justification enough. I [...]

Pictures from Tanzania

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

I’ve finally posted pictures from our honeymoon to Tanzania on nofriday.com. Part 1 Part 2 I’ve only done minimal filtering, so there are a lot to go through. I have lots of stories to tell, so in the upcoming weeks, I hope to sort through the pictures, highlight the special ones, and narrate our trip. [...]

Almost back

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

It’s Sunday morning in Boston. We’re relaxing at Meagan’s parents’ place with some coffee and pastries. Tonight, we complete the return home to Seattle. The trip has and honeymoon has been fantastic, but I must admit to being a bit homesick for friends, modern conveniences, good food, and my own bed, so it’s good to [...]

Zanzibar

Monday, August 11th, 2008

We’re on Zanzibar for another four nights. We’ve been here for five days but internet hasn’t been working. Such is life here, we haven’t missed it a lot. Safari was fantastic, too much to tell right now – I have lots of pictures and words when I get back. The last five nights we’ve been [...]

Last Day in Moshi

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Today we spent our third and final day in Moshi, again hanging out with Greg and checking out one of the projects he’s worked with, this time a vocational school outside of Moshi. Too many things to write about now, the highlights were helping them install soccer goals, meeting the wonderful Sister Clarissa, eating the [...]

Moshi, Tanzania

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Meagan and I have been in Moshi, Tanzania for the last two days – it’s been an overwhelming blast so far. We’ve been tagging along with our friend Greg, who has spent two years here, and he’s been shepherding us from one project to another. Yesterday we checked out the town itself, including two local [...]

Made it to Tanzania

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Meagan and I just arrived at our hotel in Moshi, Tanzania. It’s Tuesday night here. We left Boston Monday night (with a bit of a close call), transferred in Amsterdam, and now are in Africa. More details to come. Our friend Greg graciously met us at the airport and took us in a cab to [...]

jf’s blog