Table of Contents

Welcome to Africa

The Flight In

Arrival

Nairobi

City Park

Apocryphal Story?

Street Beggars

Meeting a Beggar

Lake Naivasha

Evening Harmony

The Island

Dinner

Poor Man’s Safari

Nairobi to Arusha

The Bus Station

Rape of Mother Africa

Arusha to Dodoma

Dodoma to Mbeya

Barbara’s Folly

Dave’s Folly

Another Deserted Bus Station

Mbeya to Tunduma

Curiosity

The border

Tunduma to Nakonde

A Lesson In Patience

Nakonde to Chitipa

Balancing the Bus

Customs and Immigration

A Typical Bus Ride

Chitipa to Mzuzu

The currency problem

Good Samaritan

Rest and Relaxation

Mzuzu to Lilongwe

Honest Poor

Everyone for Themself

The Longest Day

Lilongwe to Blantyre

Reunion

Interlude

Expatriates

The Zomba Plateau

Cholo to Monkey Bay

Rural Malawi

Mr. Mahongo’s farm

A Lesson in International Aid

Colonial Attitudes

Return to Nairobi

Monkey Bay to Nkhata Bay

A Lesson in Humility

Nkhata Bay to Iringa

Iringa to Dar es Salaam

Cold War Games

Road Warriors

Dar es Salaam

Pardon My Red Face

Inexpensive Treasure

Back to Nairobi

Opportunists

A Change of Plans

Middle Class Safari

Masai Mara

Our First Camp

Seronera Lodge

Cultural Dualism

Masai Lands

Ngorongoro Crater

Freedom Has Its Price

Lake Manyara

Departure

Egypt

The Airport

Cash Problems

Cairo

Culture Shock

The Streets of Cairo

On the Road Again

Hassled Again

The Nile Valley

Luxor

Temple Tours

Lessons Learned

Going Native

Return to Cairo

A Final Lesson

The Black Market

Final Adventure

London

Retrospective

Appendix 1: A Brief History of East Africa
© David E. Moon, 2014  All rights reserved
Table of Contents

Welcome to Africa

The Flight In

Arrival

Nairobi

City Park

Apocryphal Story?

Street Beggars

Meeting a Beggar

Lake Naivasha

Evening Harmony

The Island

Dinner

Poor Man’s Safari

Nairobi to Arusha

The Bus Station

Rape of Mother Africa

Arusha to Dodoma

Dodoma to Mbeya

Barbara’s Folly

Dave’s Folly

Another Deserted Bus Station

Mbeya to Tunduma

Curiosity

The border

Tunduma to Nakonde

A Lesson In Patience

Nakonde to Chitipa

Balancing the Bus

Customs and Immigration

A Typical Bus Ride

Chitipa to Mzuzu

The currency problem

Good Samaritan

Rest and Relaxation

Mzuzu to Lilongwe

Honest Poor

Everyone for Themself

The Longest Day

Lilongwe to Blantyre

Reunion

Interlude

Expatriates

The Zomba Plateau

Cholo to Monkey Bay

Rural Malawi

Mr. Mahongo’s farm

A Lesson in International Aid

Colonial Attitudes

Return to Nairobi

Monkey Bay to Nkhata Bay

A Lesson in Humility

Nkhata Bay to Iringa

Iringa to Dar es Salaam

Cold War Games

Road Warriors

Dar es Salaam

Pardon My Red Face

Inexpensive Treasure

Back to Nairobi

Opportunists

A Change of Plans

Middle Class Safari

Masai Mara

Our First Camp

Seronera Lodge

Cultural Dualism

Masai Lands

Ngorongoro Crater

Freedom Has Its Price

Lake Manyara

Departure

Egypt

The Airport

Cash Problems

Cairo

Culture Shock

The Streets of Cairo

On the Road Again

Hassled Again

The Nile Valley

Luxor

Temple Tours

Lessons Learned

Going Native

Return to Cairo

A Final Lesson

The Black Market

Final Adventure

London

Retrospective

Appendix 1: A Brief History of East Africa
© David E. Moon, 2014  All rights reserved