Taking Home The Rarest Gem: The Tanzanite

Rare, exquisite and precious, The Tanzanite Stone makes for a perfect memento to celebrate for a lifetime. Buying a Tanzanite is a pride. Here is a special TIP guide to better your understanding about this exclusive stone from Tanzania. A Special Possession Tanzanite stands out for its multi-dimensional color, from royal blue to lilac and … Continue reading Taking Home The Rarest Gem: The Tanzanite

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Serenity In Images

Why is that the soul yearns to travel? A deep and restless urge to give ourselves away to a new strange place, perhaps, somewhere we have never been to or a surreal destination where we always wish to be. In my recent travel experiences, I have learned that my inner self was seeking for peace; … Continue reading Serenity In Images

Journey to The Lost Southern Frontier Town – Mikindani

Ten years of my father’s intensive Miki City nostalgia and an impatient wait to visit to explore this less known intimate town, I packed my bags for a week to travel to the less known towns pocketed in the quite corner of the country; Mtwara connecting to Mikindani, followed by an hour’s journey to Lindi. With my father as a local guide, little did I know the legendary Mikindani would unfold so truthfully, camouflaging with an intensely reconstructed and simple present. My experience can be likened to an exotic travel treasure unfold in front of a wanderlust.

The Untold Tinga Tinga Legacy

Tinga Tinga before becoming a style of a painting was a simple man, the beloved Edward Said Tinga Tinga who had introduced a particular style of painting, which is now Tanzania's authentic art. From exaggeration of minuscule butterflies to the creatively imagined dotted animals, abstract patterns of birds to the real imagined people, all embellished in the arms of the nature bound landscapes of Tanzania, an impeccable art form, of what the world refers to as Tinga Tinga paintings.