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Running Inspiration

Excellent piece of running inspiration posted earlier today over at Connecting the dots…. After a long break from running it seems that the parenting part of the family is enjoying the scenery around them while hitting the ground running. Very good and looks like good fun!

By Jakob July 19, 2008 1

Skype 3.0 Beta for Windows is OUT NOW!

Just caught a glimpse of this over at and it is available for immediate download. Skype continues to develop their successful VoIP software and with Skype 3.0 they have some stuff for us that we haven’t seen from IM software so far. The ONE thing which is extremely interesting is the ability to connect…

By Jakob November 10, 2006 0

Day 13: Last Day and Kim’s Restaurant

Kim’s Restaurant, Zanzibar, Tanzania Originally uploaded by gubbex. Relaxing! That’s what we did on this the last day on Zanzibar. Eric and Jakob went snorkeling for a couple of hours with Captain Sappi, but for the rest of the day everything was about relaxing and a bit of packing for the early morning start the…

By Jakob October 9, 2006 1

Day 12: Visit to Stone Town, Zanzibar

Daladala at Market, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania Originally uploaded by gubbex. With a population counting roughly 200.000, Stone Town is the largest city on Zanzibar and as of the year 2000 listed on UNESCOs list of World Heritage Sites. They say: “The Stone Town of Zanzibar is a fine example of the Swahili coastal trading…

By Jakob October 8, 2006 0

Day 10: Another World on Unguja island, Zanzibar

Sunrise on Jambiani Beach, Zanzibar Originally uploaded by gubbex. Differences from one country or one region within a country to the other are usually not really that big. However, in Tanzania the differences between the mainland and the Unguja island in the Zanzibar archipelago are quite significant. Yes, the language is pretty much the same…

By Jakob October 6, 2006 1

Day 8: Tarangire National Park

Elephant Family in Tarangire National Park Originally uploaded by gubbex. Going from Karatu to Tarangire National Park, we stopped between Karatu and Mto Wa Mbu to shop for souvenirs at shop by the road side. Eric and Jakob bargained hard to get a good price from the shopkeeper. An hour later Leen got one of…

By Jakob October 4, 2006 0

Day 7: Olmoti Crater

Waterfall in the Olmoti Crater Originally uploaded by gubbex. We left the Ngorongoro lodge in the morning to go to the Empakai Crater. Later on it turned out that the destination had been changed and we stopped much, much earlier at the Olmoti Crater after a long ride around the Ngorongoro Crater on the rim…

By Jakob October 3, 2006 2