Monthly Archives: April 2012

Confusing economy

I have always been confused about how economics work, I mean how financial crises appear and disappear and so on. But the economic system in Zanzibar is even more confusing to me. I do observations that I find to be … Continue reading

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Zanzibar doors

The doors of the houses in Zanzibar are well known for their beauty and decorations. On most of the houses, the doors are the most beautiful part, and even houses that looks like they are about to fall down can … Continue reading

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T.I.A.

As a European comming to Africa, it is easy to focus on all the differences, both things that I prefer about Europe and things I prefer about Africa. Part of a normal culture shock reaction is to focus more on … Continue reading

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Utamanduni manjano

Before I came to Zanzibar I attended a preparation course with the Norwegain Peacecourps (Fredskorpset), which I enjoyed and have found useful after starting my exchange. There were many good lectures there, and one of the best was about cultural differences … Continue reading

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Den beste tiden…

…på Zanzibar for min del er nok over nå. Oppholdet mitt kan deles inn i tre faser: 1) orienteringsfasen de første månedene, 2) midtfasen, og 3) avslutningsfasen. Og idag tok midtfasen slutt for meg, for idag tidlig reiste min kjære … Continue reading

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