Selous Game Reserve

Remote, raw and filled with wildlife, Selous is the largest Game reserve in Africa with an areo of about 21 000 square miles (55,000 square km). The immense size is difficult to imagine, over 3 times the size of the Serengeti. The immense size of the park makes it ideal for the traveller seeking a sense of isolation, exploration, and discovery. Few other vehicles will be visible.

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An Endangered Species – Farewell to Online Content

This January I had an opportunity to visit the Selous Game Reserve. It was among one of my adventurous tours to complete and showcase to the world how beautiful Tanzania Parks are and how to access them at a Budget, or review the different companies that I have used during my tours. You can find the rest of my schedule from my Pie List that I was to update from time to time.

African wild dogs are some of Africa’s lesser known animals and due to their being critically endangered.

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The “PIE” List

So I will start this list with a small formula so as to make things clear.

Circumference = 2π x R. The radius of the earth at the equator is 6,378 KM, hence the circumference, the distance around the earth at its longest, equator is = 2 x 6,378 x pie (3.142) = giving a whopping 40,091.92km. Let’s say that one is an athlete (like I am 😀 ) and runs about 15km a day for 5 days a week (resting on the 6th and 7th Day), then he/she will take an approximately 10 to 11 years to run around the world using the longest route, the equator.

My point here is that, regardless of the years we have on this planet, we need to travel and explore different areas, meet people with different point of views and live the life that we are proud of, with self-fulfillment.

Some would refer this list as a Bucket list, but I call it the “the Pie List“. My main reason for

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Miguel & Angela Kilwanda: A Photographer’s Wedding

It was about 3 to 4 weeks before the wedding date, I got a call from Kilwanda inquiring if I would be available for a photography gig he had. I never knew that the job entitled his own wedding. So upon meeting him, it was a surprise and an honor for him to select my team and I to be among his photographers, and I would say he really had everything well planned for the wedding. He had set-up a whole team to assist to capture his special day. My task was to photograph the Groom. I would say that this

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Escape to Family Cottage #001

One of those hot Saturdays in Dar es salaam that one feels like getting out of town away from the hustles of the week be it work or tackling the long foleni’s in town. On short notice we decided to pay a visit to a property nearby; my wife and I decided to have a small road trip to Bagamoyo, specifically to Family Cottages. It was a short notice but we were lucky to get a vacant cottage.

The property has 6 fully furnished bungalows (yes only 6, the fewer the better 🙂 ) and they all

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Hello World – Here I come

Hellow World. This isn’t a usual typical heading for the first blog, but yes it is, and I would like to introduce me.

I am Hozza, a photographer having an affinity towards wildlife, nature and travel (and now Weddings and Events as well 🙂 ) who for the past 3 days, since publishing this post, have been working hard to finalize this website, and basically this is after being pushed and reminded several times by my wife to ensure that this website is finished. I thank the almighty Lord for the guidance and strength that I can happily say that I have finally accomplished it. I will be posting most of my adventures here and hopefully wedding moments that I will have a privilege to attend and document.

Expect mostly reviews of my safaris as my main goal is to cover all the 16 National Parks and Game Reserves in Tanzania, and sharing the stories I encounter while I am on these journeys, especially, sharing with you on the easy ways to access these Parks, the costs incurred, and reviewing the campsites, lodges or hotels that I will have had an opportunity to spend a day in or just a visit. It’s not that I haven’t

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