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View from partway up Mount Kilimanjaro

My Personal Summit: An Adventure up the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro

I am by no means an experienced hiker. While I enjoy the outdoors, I am not one to always be seeking out my next summit or trek. In fact, when I go hiking, it’s...

Instagram Spotlight: Daniel Durazo (@danieldurazo)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Daniel Durazo (@danieldurazo) shares his photography experiences across four continents. OMAN Being in the Sultanate...

Images of the Serengeti

Ever since I was a small child, I had dreamt of traveling to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. I wanted to see the animals I learned about in school; the animals that I couldn't...

Creating KiliGATE: A Conversation with Alex Pastollnigg

When Alex Pastollnigg journeyed to Tanzania to trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, she discovered the difficult truth about the conditions faced by Kilimanjaro porters — they are often subject to appalling exploitation,...

Traveling Across Africa by Smart Car: A Conversation with Anton Crone

In 2012, travel writer Anton Crone and filmmaker Brett Wild traveled from Cape Town, South Africa, to Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater and back. Their vessel? A Smart Car. For six weeks, the pair lived out...

Kilimanjaro: To the Peak and Back

The more I travel, the more the journey becomes about the people I meet along the way, their stories, and adventures rather than about the destination itself. Travel has been an education I couldn't...

Lessons from Leaders and Learners in Southern Africa

Rebecca Ume Crook, a former school principal and lifelong educator and explorer, traveled 4,000 kilometers by public transport to document learning in four countries in Southern Africa. In today’s story she shares her most...

TBLI 7, Chapter 5: The Northern Circuit – Tracking Hominins

https://vimeo.com/179084712 What in the world did you get yourself into? I murmured, trying to dig the grime out from underneath my fingernails. I'd made it safely to Arusha after having spent an awe-inspiring few days...

TBLI 7, Chapter 4: Lake Natron – There Are No Words

https://vimeo.com/178437548 A curiously off-the-beaten-path destination, Lake Natron represented a goal I had long ago conceded defeat to. Information on how to get there was limited, and any directions that did exist were quite vague. I’d...