Here is another newly released track that a group of friends I went to Uni with just published. It is inspiring to have seen their journey to fame and recognition, which they fully deserve! Truly talented group of guys. Enjoy!
This year like most others has started with some travelling. Kenya- UAE – Qatar – Sweden- Serbia- Finland But the most special trip was Tanzania in the beginning of this year. Where myself and close family celebrated my sisters wedding. The wedding was held at a small amazing little remote eco-lodge next to the Indian … More Wedding by the Beach
Was listening yesterday to my all time favorite band (Johhny Clegg and Savuka) since childhood and I couldn’t help myself but posting parts of the lyrics to one of their songs called “Dela”. It’s simply beautiful.. “One day I looked up and there you were Like a simple question looking for an answer Now I … More Beautiful Lyrics ❤
Here is some useful and less conventional Data on the region. Note this was very recently introduced so you will not find tons of info yet but in the near future this will be a extremely useful source on the region. http://geonode.igad.int/
Yesterday was the last dive of my Advanced Open Water course. It was a single night dive at an old massive (150m) ship wreck roughly 20 minutes outside of Djibouti port by speedboat. We were a total of 8 persons (2 crew, dive instructor and the rest divers). We departed at 17:45 just as the … More One of the best Dives I have ever been on.
Here is a site that has pictures of some of the sights underwater here in Djibouti. The one location which is especially interesting is the ‘crack’ which is a narrow gap formed between two continental plates (the continental fault). This is definitely one location that I am looking forward to diving! Hopefully in one or … More Djibouti Diving Underwater Pictures.
Here is a great song from a South African band. I am certain the sound track is a cover of another band I know however I cannot find the original anywhere. If anyone knows please feel free to let me know! Enjoy.
“ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project) is designed for disaggregated conflict analysis and crisis mapping. This dataset codes the dates and locations of all reported political violence events in over 50 developing countries. Political violence includes events that occur within civil wars and periods of instability. ACLED is directed by Prof. Clionadh Raleigh … More Great little Research Tool for those looking at Conflicts in Africa.
“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.” Karen Blixen
Here is a group of guys from Kenya who produce some very good Kenyan music. I had the pleasure to study with some of them during my undergraduate and watch their climb to fame. Very humble and real people!