Chapter 5 – Zanzibar & Dar Es Salaam

Zanzibar - the spice island and home of Freddy Mercury Zanzibar was our stop for a well-earnt break, if we say so ourselves. After our unforgettable hike we treated ourselves to 4 days on the beach doing not very much at all. We enjoyed the beach: the scuba: the spices: and the rock: We also …

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Chapter 4 – Kilimanjaro 

How do you eat an elephant? Keep reading to find out. Mount Kilimanjaro (the hardest part), standing at 5895m in elevation, is the tallest mountain in Africa. It is also the largest free standing mountain as it is not part of a mountain range. About 30,000 tourists attempt the climb every year and about 60% …

Prologue – Dubai

The decision to visit Dubai was one of convenience more than anything else. However, Dubai had always captured our imagination due to its sheer size and engineering and construction complexity. Looking at a map, it seemed as though things in Dubai were close by and easy to get to. Despite reading plenty of reviews about how …