In Tanzania, visitors are often welcomed with music. Since you are visiting my blog here's some welcoming music.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Top 10 Tanzanian Things You can Buy From Vendors Who Approach You When You are Stuck in Traffic or Sitting Down for a Meal.

10. Water or Soda 

9. Sugar Cane, Pickled dates, or Tangerines/Oranges/Bananas 

8. Bumper Stickers or Posters of Celebrities/Presidents 

7. Packaged Cookies, Ice Cream, or Assorted Nuts 

6. Tennis Rackets, Children's Toys/clothes, Assorted Children's School
Supplies with characters/celebrities on cell phone minute cards 

5. DVD Trilogy of the lives of Barack Obama/Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
(current President of Tanzania) and the Koran.  Any DVD for that

4. Watches, Belts, T-shirts, Shoes, Ties, Children's clothing, Hats,
or Jewelry 

3. Pillows, Beach Towels, Sweat rags, or Steering Wheel Covers. 

2.  One cigarette (not a pack)
And the Number One thing you can buy from Tanzanian vendors IS (wait
for it): Underwear 

Who needs Wal-mart?

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