Tag Archives: tanzania

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light (III)

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    Sunday 27 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge for Half-Light is another film-based theme… “Room With a View”, as this certainly was. In terms …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (II)

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    Sunday 06 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Couples work in harmony too sometimes… Ok, so perhaps not your average scene for this Weekly Photo Challenge 🙂 Hope …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (II)

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    Saturday 13 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a lizard doing a very good impression of a waxwork model. Hope …
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  4. Giraffe Photography ~ 3/3

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    Thursday 21 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    In my brief look at photographing that majestic animal, the giraffe, I have taken hundreds of shots over the years …
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  5. Giraffe Photography ~ 2/3

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    Sunday 17 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Photographing giraffes is fun. Not only are they photogenic creatures, they love to pose too… but that’s not all. They …
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  6. Giraffe Photography ~ 1/3

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    Sunday 10 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Capturing wildlife, photographically speaking, is always an amazing experience. Whether it’s a lioness on the prowl across the plains of Africa, …
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  7. Macro Monday: Callistemon

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    Monday 21 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My Macro Monday this week is a favourite of mine, and captures the beauty of the Callistemon, or Bottlebrush. Hope …
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  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering (I)

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    Friday 18 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one I’ve used before a long way back; it’s a gathering …
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  9. Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops! (III)

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    Sunday 13 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I swear to this day we hasn’t showing me his bare bum when I started to take that shot! My third entry …
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  10. Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory (I)

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    Friday 13 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge means many things; for some, Victory means being the one who …
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  11. Weekly Photo Challenge: Change (IV)

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    Monday 28 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge depicts the change as travellers disembark …
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  12. Serengeti Sunrise

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    Thursday 03 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (III)

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    Monday 17 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a collection of disgusting shots of baboon bums n bits, and …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (II)

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    Sunday 16 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken in the grounds of Christ Church, Stone Town, …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Roy G. Biv (I)

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    Friday 19 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a representation of about every colour the rainbow has to offer; …
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  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: On the way (IV)

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    Monday 01 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about the wildebeest on the annual migration across …
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  17. East Africa: everyday life

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    Thursday 21 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This all started out as a post about open markets of East Africa and then posted some pics of the wonderful …
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  18. Wordless Wednesday ~ Waiting for the kill

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    Wednesday 13 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  19. East Africa: roadside life

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    Saturday 02 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    After looking at the open market style of East African market trading and the natural exuberance of the African kids, I wanted to share …
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  20. East Africa: Shopping

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    Sunday 26 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    On the whole, shopping malls leave me cold. In general I have little desire to trudge my way around endless corridors of …
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  21. East Africa: The Kids

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    Saturday 18 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Travelling is, or was for a long time to me anyway, a way of life, and then became one of …
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  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat (I)

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    Friday 10 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the epitome of ‘to be afloat’…. ah, those dreamy days of watching not …
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  23. Wordless Wednesday ~ Lake Victoria, Tanzania

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    Wednesday 18 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

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  24. Truck Stuck in the Serengeti

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    Sunday 01 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . Adventure travel is rightly famous for its ‘adventure’, and none more so than overland travelling in a converted large …
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  25. Wordless Wednesday ~ Liquid Glass

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    Wednesday 25 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

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  26. Mister Poo, the African version

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    Tuesday 17 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Last springtime, here on our farm here in southwestern Türkiye, I was shovelling recycled fodder, courtesy of a gang of local goats, …
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  27. Memories of Zanzibar

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    Tuesday 17 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Palm Trees . Turquoise Seas . Sunsets from Stonetown .

  28. Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale (IV)

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    Monday 09 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows a rather overloaded bicycle in …
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  29. Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth (IV)

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    Monday 02 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge attempts to show the 600 metre …
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  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself (II)

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    Saturday 24 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a rather stern looking chap, who you may have noted seemed quite at ease …
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  31. Zanzibarian Seafood Platter Anyone?

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    Tuesday 20 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Memories of a night in Zanzibar…. Belated honeymoon The bosses birthday Private meal arranged on the beach Seafood platter arrived …
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  32. Macro Monday: “African Spikey”

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    Monday 05 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. A rather spikey bug found in Tanzania. You can get the scale of it a …
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  33. Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth (II)

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    Saturday 27 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge represents the genuine warmth of shared laughter. Hope you enjoy …
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  34. Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist (III)

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    Sunday 09 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is another simple and what you might describe as a minimalistic capture …
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  35. Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent (I)

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    Friday 31 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a view from our jeep as we descended into the incredible Ngorongoro Crater in …
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  36. Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs (IV)

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    Monday 06 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and penultimate entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from the island of Zanzibar, outside the house …
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  37. Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity (IV)

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    Monday 15 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken on a beach on …
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  38. Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity (II)

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    Saturday 13 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a scene from a roadside on the border of Kenya and …
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  39. Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure (III)

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    Wednesday 10 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about travelling on an overland adventure camping expedition in East Africa. …
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  40. Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers (II)

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    Saturday 19 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a hard case with a fluffy jacket – an Achiote seed …
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  41. Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts (III)

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    Sunday 29 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is another from when we were camping under the stars – this …
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  42. Wordless Wednesday ~ Lazin’ Around

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    Wednesday 04 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

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  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (I)

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    Friday 23 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is pretty self explanatory in terms of a bit of a twist …
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  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (II)

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    Saturday 17 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from Tanzania, where this little girl might have been sporting the …
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  45. Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move (III)

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    Sunday 11 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from a village in Western Tanzania – me thinks there was …
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  46. Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument (II)

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    Saturday 12 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken in the grounds of Christ Church, Stone Town, …
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  47. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (I)

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    Friday 28 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one I took on the border of Tanzania and …
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  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie (II)

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    Saturday 08 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s second entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is a delight for anyone who has a weird foot …
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  49. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (IV)

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    Monday 20 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s fourth (and final) entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge features a family of lions out for a …
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  50. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (III)

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    Sunday 19 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s third entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is all about family… and how many of them you …
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