Giant Tortoises on Changuu Island, Zanzibar: Taking it Slow

Giant Tortoises on Changuu Island

Weekend Traveller Series Giant Tortoises on Changuu Island They may be slow, but the Giant Tortoise,  (Geochelone gigantea), has seen more history than we can ever imagine.  These tortoises can live to be one hundred years old.  During the 1930’s to 40’s, these beautiful creatures were used for “sport”  in races.  Imagine sitting on the backs of these […]

Add Kilimanjaro to Your Bucket list

On Top of Kilimanjaro - Nelson and friends

Facing Mount Kilimanjaro The name alone conjures up the exotic, a sense of challenge and excitement.  It is a place that is becoming a popular addition to many Empty Nester’s ‘Bucket List’, including yours truly, a place to see before you reach those pearly gates. The east African country of Tanzania, is fascinating and there are two great features […]