Chagga Banana

Chagga Banana The predominant tribe around Mount Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania is the Chagga. Except for a few Maasai, most of the people I met with during my two week visit were Chagga. One of the highlights of the trip was a dinner hosted by the Bishop of the Northern Diocese, Dr. Frederick Shoo, an … Continue reading Chagga Banana

Giant Mum

In the spirit of Believe-It-Or-Not, this giant mum, a single plant mind you, has over 700 blooms on it.   We happened to be there at the right time to see it in all of its glory, mid-October.  It measures approx. 4' high with a diameter to match.  From a distance, it looks like a giant … Continue reading Giant Mum