Pole Pole

Writing from 3.387° S, 36.683° E I have mastered the art of doing nothing. That may sound ridiculous — who doesn’t love relaxing? — but constant relaxation after being raised in the fast-paced United States took some getting used to. “Pole pole" (pronounced "pole-ay pole-ay"), a Kiswahili term that Tanzanians use often, means “slowly slowly.” … Continue reading Pole Pole