Top Ten Reasons Why We Love East Africa

10.  Fresh mangos for breakfast.

9. Traffic too fast? Build your own speed bump!

8. Coca-Cola Light in glass bottles (we promise it tastes better when it comes out of a glass).

7. Hakna Matata and Pole Pole are their mottos (“no worries” and “slowly slowly”).

6. How many people will fit in a Dala Dala (public transporation)? Not until at least three people are hanging outside the sliding door.

5.  Ugahli and beans that you can eat with your hands!!!! (We also love the mbzazi and tea in the morning ).

4. The traditional conga dress can double as a napkin.

3. The natives really know how to dance and sing!!! (especially the Masai).

2.  Smiling children greeting us in the morning.

1. Even though our cultures and language are very different, we have realized that we are united with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

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2 Responses

  1. Hey…this is a cute way to tell us more about East Africa! Thanks for sharing and for the insights into your stay there.

  2. Teachers… I’ve enjoyed reading all your postings. It sounds like God is really blessing you through all the people in Tanzania. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. May God bless you and keep you in His loving care.
    Saved by His grace,
    ~glenn

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