Learn some of the basics of Swahili before you go up the mountain.
By Donovan | December 25th, 2005 | 1 Comment »
A common saying you will hear often is “kwa heri,” which means “goodbye.”
Learn how to say “goodbye”
By Donovan | December 21st, 2005 | Comments Off
This is some good slang to surprise your guides or porters with – Mambo Vipi?
Learn Some Slang
By Donovan | December 15th, 2005 | 3 Comments »
A good term to use on the pesky flycatchers around Tanzania (especially in Arusha), the word “No” should be part of your vocabulary.
Learn how to say “No”
By Donovan | December 13th, 2005 | Comments Off
The word “hello” can be said a number of different ways. This is the most basic form.
Listen to the word “Hello”
By Donovan | December 8th, 2005 | 1 Comment »
Anyone climbing on Mt. Kilimanjaro, or going on safari, should take time and learn some basic phrases in Swahili, the main language of East Africa. Don’t worry, all your guides will speak English, but often your porters, people in markets ... [read on]