First trip to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

I traveled to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in March 2003 to do some database work for the USAID mission there (just as I’ve done in Kazakhstan and Cambodia).

i wake up on the first morning and look out my window and this is what i see: the indian ocean!
i wake up on the first morning and look out my window in the sea cliff hotel and this is what i see: the indian ocean!

another shot out my window
another shot out my window
small cliff inlet with the sea cliff in the distance
small cliff inlet with the sea cliff hotel in the distance
the indian ocean, the sky, and the clouds
the indian ocean, the sky, and the clouds
justin bothering some cows
justin bothering some cows
fun things that you find in the brush
fun things that you find in the brush
cacti plumes as high as me
cacti plumes as high as me
palm trees
palm trees
palm trees and ocean
palm trees and ocean
infestation of palm trees
infestation of palm trees
a skiff
a skiff
white sandy beach (and no tourists! except me)
white sandy beach (and no tourists! except me)
palms
palms
man selling carrots at the market. i had to take these shots clandestinely, so they're a little blurry.
man selling carrots at the market. i had to take these shots clandestinely, so they’re a little blurry
inside the kariakoo market
inside the kariakoo market
men selling coconuts
men selling coconuts
colorful woman on the street
colorful woman on the street
doing some sort of coconut carving
doing some sort of coconut carving
two boys walking
two boys walking
colorful man and small girl
colorful man and small girl
some roads are paved, and some are not
some roads are paved, and some are not
patrick made himself my companion
patrick made himself my companion
and wanted me to take his picture at the fish market - but the fishmonger in the blue shirt wasn't too happy
and wanted me to take his picture at the fish market – but the fishmonger in the blue shirt wasn’t too happy

Note: These photos originally appeared in my photo galleries.

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