Nile Perch

by Mark September 23, 2013

The word for perch in Swahili is sangara. Each day, we went out in the hopes of catching a sangara kubwa sana, but the very big perch eluded us. Instead we caught […]

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The Island

by Mark September 19, 2013

Rubondo is the Jurassic Park of Tanzania. A relatively unspoiled island teeming with birds, mammals and reptiles. In the complete absence of predators they have been allowed to proliferate, kept […]

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An African Adventure

by Mark September 09, 2013

  Upon seeing that the school year would begin with a 5-day break because of Eid, the end of Ramadan, my first thought was “Where can I go fishing?” By […]

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