Thursday, January 2, 2014

New Year's Eve 2013 in Mwadui

This was our second Christmas and New Year in Tanzania - our third in East Africa. We seem to always be in Africa for this season.

As I said in my Christmas post last week, the Client had only a few expats remaining on their camp. Most of our United Nations camp opted to go to the local bar to celebrate which left only four of us: Grant, me, Johan and Steve. 

Of course we joined our friends at the club and after enjoying a potjie, salad and homemade bread, we had a singalong for the rest of the evening.

A great time was had by all! 

Louise and I were the only ladies present and both decided to light up the evening with our bling outfits!
Grant and Steve, both bikers talk - what else - bikes!

Johan relaxes after a tough year of plant management while Fynus and Koos check messages on their Tabs
With a lack of female partners, the men ham it up to a popular Afrikaans song

Bibi and Babu entering another year in Africa and loving it!

I trust you've all had a wonderful festive season with friends and family and rearing to go in 2014!

11 comments:

  1. Seems like a fun time was had by all. Wishing you a wonderful, fun-packed 2014 Jo!!

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  2. Looks as though everyone had a great time!! Thanks for sharing the fun! You look terrific, Jo!! Happy, Happy New Year!!

    Sylvia

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  3. Dear Jo, wishing you a Happy New Year! You and Louise look nicely "blinged out" for the occasion. Hugs. xx

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  4. Love the bling. Sometimes these expat celebrations become very memorable. You are both looking happy with the thought of another year there.(maybe)

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  5. I love the last photo of you and your Grant! Glad you had a great evening!
    Happy New Year to you and your hubby! I wish you all the best in 2014

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  6. AH! New Years in warm weather! You look great in your bling outfit. :)

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  7. Happy New Year to you. I guess you're feeling better since you're not in bed because of the malaria.

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  8. Have a happy new year from my country, the Philippines, to yours. :)

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  9. Happy New Year Jo! You look so warm and I am so cold about now. -2 with the wind.

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  10. Wow, wow ! you really look bling bling, very chic !!

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