Entries in #Africa (22)

Monday
Feb122018

Two Months on  Mafia

When I travel to new places, I try and go with no expectations. Nowadays it’s so easy to research a destination, and arrive knowing the ins and outs before even setting foot off the plane. With Mafia, however, it was a slightly different story...

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Tuesday
Jan302018

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to  Tanzania

So, you’ve read your project brief, started studying your fish identification, and even learnt basic greetings in Swahili, you’re feeling prepared for your project, but, with anything, there’s still things you want to know. To help, I’ve put together a list of things that I wish I’d known before coming out. See you on Mafia!

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Wednesday
Jan102018

My favourite moments on  Mafia

After I graduated, I spent five months in southern Africa, completing an internship, a volunteer placement and several weeks backpacking around five countries in total. It was my first time in the continent, and I fell in love with the people, landscapes and experience of living in Africa.

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Tuesday
Mar142017

A Typical Day On  Camp

In keeping with the African life style, everything on camp is polepole (slow and steady!).

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Tuesday
Nov082016

Mary Berry Eat Your Heart Out: A Cake Recipe For Camp

How to bake a cake in Tanzania... Wildlife Conservation Volunteer Paige Skilbeck lets us in on her secrets

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Wednesday
Oct192016

Cooking in Mafia

Iain, our Principal Investigator explains the joys of cooking on camp..

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