Tag: swahili lessons

Packing for Kilimanjaro

So, here we are.  Just two days from departure to Tanzania.  Mr. Gypsy and I have tested out our gear and packed our bags.  We are almost ready for a trip of a life time. I’ve packed and repacked a…

Countdown to Tanzania: 3 Days

Three more days, wow.  It begins this Sunday.  Amazing and unbelievable still.  Today was my last day at work until March 23rd.  This will mark my longest vacation (and time off of work ever).  It’s going to be awesome.  I…

Countdown to Tanzania: 4 Days

Four more days and I’m off to Tanzania to embark on a childhood dream, climb Kilimanjaro!  Very exciting stuff but also very time consuming in planning & getting things together.  Thank God that Thomson Safari works out the all of…

Countdown to Tanzania: 7 Days

Seven more days!  I cannot believe that it’s almost here! Have I gathered all of my gear?  In one word, “no”.  Slack?  Yes. What’s missing?  Look below: Soft-sided duffle bag.  Will stop by Half-Moon Outfitters tomorrow & buy one, hopefully.…