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Tucked away in the Uluguru Mountains, just outside Morogoro, Tanzania (at about 3,500 feet), is an old German hut, which was built in 1911. It’s hard to imagine how (or why) this place was built since there is barely a trail to get up there. From the moment we started the hike, it was pretty […]

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MJ - 29 August 2011 - 9:22 pm

Thanks, Mom. Love you!!!

Sandi Cassidy - 29 August 2011 - 6:22 pm

MJ – Wow! you go and do such amazing things. I am probably the most proud mother in the entire world! Even last night, your Aunt Christine said, “MJ is an amazing woman” – I cannot imagine how proud of her you must be.

Be smart to stay safe.


We took a detour (ie. safari) today through Mikumi National Park. I think the best part about this particular safari was that 3 of my Tanzanian coworkers accompanied me and this was a first for 2 of them. This was not a first for me, but the thrill and excitement of driving around the park […]

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Fred Cassidy - 3 September 2011 - 3:07 pm

excellent pictures. Pretty cool.

Sandi Cassidy - 29 August 2011 - 6:23 pm

Wow! This a mini safari!! I cannot wait to come. I so hope you get to go back for a longer period after I can save up some time off!!



Two things I look forward to seeing most when I travel to Africa: 1) the Southern Cross in the night sky and 2) baobab trees (aka Tree of Life). These trees are usually found in semi-arid climates and are leaf-less most of the year. I fell in love with baobab trees living in Ghana. There […]

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Heather - 23 August 2011 - 5:09 pm

I am so drawn to TREES … something so special and spiritual about them. Such beautiful pictures … keep on sharing! Thank you!