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NOLS East Africa

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Welcome to NOLS East Africa

Change the way you see the world, forever. At NOLS East Africa, located in Tanzania, you'll have experiences that will transform your view of the world—and your place in it. You'll head to Africa's highest peak, Kilimanjaro, explore the wildlife-packed Ngorongoro Crater, and spend time in close community with the people who make this place their home. You will go far from the tourist track of luxury lodges as you explore the land on foot, learning about living in the outdoors, studying local ecology, traveling alongside Masai guides, and challenging yourself to develop cultural competence and leadership. The challenge is waiting for you—it's time to find it.

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Founded
1974
Address
P.O. Box 15259 Arusha
Arusha
Tanzania, United Republic of
Phone
800-710-6657

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SKETCHES FROM TANZANIA

POSTED BY: MINGYUK CHEN ON 11/14/18 11:45 AM

At the first camp site in Tanzania, I was so taken by the silhouette of the thorn acacia trees outlined by the setting sun that I found myself sketching them in the dark with just a dim light behind me.

It was hard to believe that I hadn’t made any travel sketches in over 15 years, since I was still in university. I have visited many places since then, but I rushed from one place to another, never letting myself step back and enjoy the moment. My daily life had been running at the same breakneck pace. I longed for a respite.

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