Lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

Lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro (part 2 of 3)

Lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro abound to any hiker who climbs this mountain. It offers immeasurable value to anyone who wants to strengthen the human spirit, yours and of those who climb along with you. I continue with the second of this three-part post series. ******************************************************************************** Madaraka Nyerere is the Coordinator of the Butiama Cultural […]

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Lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro (part 1 of 3)

Lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro abound to any hiker who climbs this mountain. It offers immeasurable value to anyone who wants to strengthen the human spirit, yours and of those who climb along with you. I begin with two lessons in this three-part post series. ******************************************************************************** Madaraka Nyerere is the Coordinator of the Butiama Cultural […]

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Butiama sunset

This is how close we get to wild animals in Butiama.

This is how close we get to wild animals in Butiama. Fortunately, not the kind of wild animals that will send a chill up someone’s spine.   Butiama Village Butiama is located on the south-western side of Lake Victoria, 11 kilometres off the main road between Musoma and Mwanza. It is so close to the […]

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Climbing Kilimanjaro is a unique experience. But, undoubdtedly, the best view of Mt Kilimanjaro is the sunrise seen from Mt Meru

There is a dangerous aspect to climbing Kilimanjaro, but it is hardly the worst thing you can do

Climbing Kilimanjaro is potentially dangerous. But does that mean all mountaineers are insane? It is all a matter of perception, argues a multiple climber of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the author of this article. ******************************************************************************** Madaraka Nyerere is the coordinator of the Butiama Cultural Tourism Enterprise and has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro nine times. Standing at 5,895m, […]

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Mwitongo lodge has a spanking new swimming pool

Mwitongo Lodge has a spanking new swimming pool

Mwitongo Lodge has a spanking new swimming pool.   Actually, it never had one before. The swimming pool is an addition to the now almost complete refurbishment of the hotel. Mwitongo Lodge has 12 bedrooms, a restaurant, and provides free Wi-Fi to visitors.   The lodge’s roll out plan will also include spa services.   […]

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Elephant in the Serengeti: One extra reason to the five good reasons to visit Butiama

Five good reasons to visit Butiama

There are more than five good reasons to visit Butiama. We share five with you. Butiama is the birthplace of Tanzania’s founding president, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere (1922 – 1999). It is located in the south-eastern part of Lake Victoria.

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