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Another thing that struck us on our trip to Tanzania/Zanzibar, is the fact that most of the people we had contact with were earning the equivalent of $2 to $3. a day, max. $2 to $3 a day!! Try living off of that. We decided to consciously and generously tip, both to the specific people we felt were working hard to give us good services, but also put a larger amount in the general tip box that most all hotels have, which is equally distributed to all workers. What is a little to us is a lot to them. So when you travel east or south, share your wealth a little bit...tip!  

"Once in awhile we get shown the light, in the strangest of places, if we look at it right" - Hunter/Garcia
by whataboutbob on Mon Dec 17th, 2007 at 02:58:58 AM EST
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