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Travels With My Koko: The Story of Tanzania's Best Travelled Masai By Petro Lesongoyo
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This is the story of Petro Lesongoyo, who spent two years travelling around Africa, climbing mountains in 22 countries, with artist and writer Caroline P Swain. Petro describes his early life, his... More > meeting with Koko - Koko is the Masai name for grandmother, as she was called in the village - and their subsequent adventures together. Petro is a remarkable and endearing character, through him we get to experience and understand Africa through the eyes of a man who becomes a friend of all whom he meets.< Less
Beyond Kilimanjaro: ExploringTanzania's Mountains and Hills By Petro Lesongoyo & Caroline P Swain
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Mountains and hills present a special incentive for the explorer, as harbouring a greater proportion of the remaining wildlife and native vegetation, and also by providing viewpoints from which to... More > observe the landscape. Tanzania’s peaks are particularly excellent for views, even from modest hills - you can look out to distant ranges, puzzle over nearer hills and pimples, rendering exploring here highly rewarding, as the story of the landscape and the people belonging there gradually unfolds. We hope this book can convey something of the interest and excitement of our journey of exploration of Tanzania; being the accounts of our ascents of 94 peaks in different regions and ranges, illustrated with pen and ink sketches. The book also includes maps identifying in all 250 mountains and hills which seemed to us to have the potential for further exploration. As Petro would say, ‘Karibuni Tanzania - Karibuni Africa - welcome to Tanzania.’< Less