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January 2015

One Month in Moshi
By: Liz Ernst
Jan 30, 2015

There haven’t been any more declarations of missing the TV or xbox since we got chickens.  If we had known in advance that it would be so easy, we would have bought chickens years ago at home.  This is a small victory after four weeks of living in Moshi. We have won a few battles […]

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The food
On: Jan 30, 2015
By: Laura Vaughan
In: Blog, food

  Most Tanzanians don’t drink coffee even though it is grown here – they drink “Chai” tea with milk, “sukari” (sugar) and add a masala spice of ginger and cinnamon Most Tanzanians have only Chai tea for breakfast, and prefer margarine to butter Most people earn less than $4 a day and eat a diet […]

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Two Weeks in Moshi
On: Jan 15, 2015
By: Laura Vaughan

The largest denomination of money in Tanzanian shillings is a 10,000 bill.  This is equivalent to about $6.  The average wage is about $3 per day.  Gas costs $1 per liter, so is very expensive for Tanzanians therefore most of them walk, sometimes over 4 miles per day.  In shoes that a podiatrist would definitely […]

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Blog 2
On: Jan 2, 2015
By: Liz Ernst

Today there were grey thunder clouds overhead and it lightly rained, what a relief it was. It has been 95F the last 2 days, and it was awesome to watch the clouds obscure Kili and hear thunder. Tate and Reid slept all the way through the night for the first time — 7pm to 5:30p. […]

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