Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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Arusha - The town of tout!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha - The town of tout!

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... - I guess the rainy season is coming. Arusha had also had a lot of rain over the last few days. Mt. Meru, towering above Arusha and clearly visible looked very cool as all the rain had fallen as snow on it's summit. Dinner at the Jambo Coffe House ...

Under African skies, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Under African skies

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... It's just  like something from a National Geographic documentary and we are so excited to be here.   Arusha is a largish town in northern Tanzania where many tourists kick off their safaris or Kilimanjaro hikes.  It is also the Tanzanian ...

Kilimanjaro (CONTAINS VIDEO), Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro (CONTAINS VIDEO)

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... its difficulty as its beauty.    As soon as our Pangani assignment comes to an end, we are on the first bus to Arusha to book our Kili trip.  The lucky company turns out to be the one located in our hotel.  They match the best ...

Tout central?, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tout central?

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Kilimanjaro, Moshi and Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro, Moshi and Arusha

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... and swapped some sweets for a giant bunch of bananas from a local woman's tree. We stopped in Moshi, the coffee capital of Tanzania and I stocked up on Camel Lights and a whole beef fillet, vacuum packed for only TSh 4000 ($3). The rain came down hard, ...

Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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Hi Guys, It's time to tell you about the second half of our safari, in Tanzania. Same truck with the same people but we have added another truck with a smaller group that has been on the road longer and does not really want to associate with us much. ...

Safari (4 days), Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safari (4 days)

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... 1 - Tarangire national park The first stop on the Safari was the Tarangire national park, after a long drive from Moshi via Arusha we arrived at the gate. We were in a cool Toyota safari land cruiser with two flaps on the roof which ...

To Arusha (with kindness of strangers)., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

To Arusha (with kindness of strangers).

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... and drive like a maniac. We had a six hour journey (it was supposed to be four) from Nairobi airport to Arusha in Tanzania. We weren't able to sit together with Heather scoring a fully veiled young Muslim Mum, with a fractious and fidgety child to ...

TOUTzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

TOUTzania

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Arusha is either the place to go or the place to avoid in Tanzania.  Fellow travellers, guide books, and other hearsay told us we were in for a case of serious touting.  Crossing the border we had a little taste of this trickery.  The ...

Talks at the AICC, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Talks at the AICC

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... what you want etc... when you can see right there at your arm's length what you might want! The road from Nairobi to Arusha was like a breeze, completely resurfaced and hardly any trucks on it...it was great! We even stopped at an ostrich farm because ...

Eating out in Impala, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Eating out in Impala

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Eating Indian food in a hotel called the Impala in Arusha Tanzania has to be one of the funniest things. But damn, it was good. As was the company. A mass of biologists from many different countries, and there was Guinness ...

Arusha National Park, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha National Park

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... après un certain temps ... Pendant que les enfants escaladent le Kilimandjaro, nous avons décidé de visiter le parc national d'Arusha qui est à proximité ... oublions le fait que nous avons manqué le chemin et avons conduit un autre 20 km, avant ...

Stuck in a place I can't get out of...., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Stuck in a place I can't get out of....

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Yes. I got stuck in a lift in the Aursha International Convention Centre by the UN buildings. There were three of us, and luckily we got stuck at the floor of the conference 6 stories up. We rang the alarm and then the alarm stopped working. People ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... The next day we ventured out into the busy 'vulture' town of Arusha. As the Lonely Planet advised....'Arusha is the worst place in Tanzania for street touts and slick tour operators who prey on the gullibility of the newly arrived travellers .......' ...

Porn ride taxi, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Porn ride taxi

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Getting in to a taxi is often a great way to hear new and local music, or to see what international music is permeating the culture. I often end up chatting to the drivers about their favourite music, but today I was amazed. Housed in a see-through ...

Tengeru and Duluti lake, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tengeru and Duluti lake

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas.... August 28, Tengeru and Duluti lake, near Arusha « This must be Beth ! » throws Peggy while we were sitting at a café eating our "Italian" ice cream…(which by the way was not that Italian!)... « No, that ...

Tengeru, last day, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tengeru, last day

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas.... Aug 29th, Last day in Tengeru, near Arusha I love sitting here on our little porch and watch the vast green forest in front of us... if I have had many lives prior to this one, then I must have lived in something similar! ...

Hospital Horror, Nairobi-Moshi Road, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Hospital Horror

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... 8 years, so he knew how a hospital should be. Still not a great comfort!! I got into his car - the hospital was just outside Arusha, on the Nairobi-Moshi road. I realised the place we had arrived at was the hospital, and not a concrete shack, by the ...

Arrival in Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arrival in Arusha

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... trees, watching the women and children work. From the airport the group spent a few days at the Outpost Guest House in Tanzania. It was a good opportunity to get to know each other better and start learning Swahili. (and in case you were ...

Elliots Birthday, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Elliots Birthday

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... even think about Mum's Roast Dinner! Elliot had decided to introduce us to his local Night club - well the only nightclub in Arusha - Colobus. I had heard Alan describing it during the day. According to him, it was very good - like Ministry of Sound he ...

Shocks to the System, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Shocks to the System

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... with Claire to Central Market was needed first to buy and haggle for ingredients. It was my first trip to the heart of Arusha, and I stood opened mouthed in the old railway station type building bursting with colour and noise. The women sat behind their ...

I've been here a month!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

I've been here a month!

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... She explained that in Uganda people are more open with their feelings, so she finds it easy to be welcoming. However the tradition in Tanzania is to wait and see if the person is worth it! I laughed when she also admitted to having the same tummy-trouble! ...

Learning the Language, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Learning the Language

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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Having made my first impressions of the area I was to live in, it was time to meet some of the other volunteers involved with the Changing Worlds program. Elliot has been out here for about 4 months teaching at a primary school a little way out of town ...

Lunch with the Lion King, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Lunch with the Lion King

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... is all about. Words cannot discribe nor do justice to the view, the animals, the feel. It's being alive. We arrived in Arusha to search for a safari and trekking company as few were in Dar and none seemed trustworth. We chose Sunny Safari and were not ...

Valentines Day, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Valentines Day

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... at Enaboishu - she had heard someone banging on the door in the middle of the night. She only has a week or so left in Tanzania - and I think she is now counting the days. She had packed all her stuff and came back to Usa to stay until the others ...

Fresh Faces at FK Academy, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Fresh Faces at FK Academy

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... Living with the girls proved to be very social, as we sat up late most evenings discussing relationships, Shakespeare, books, plays, Tanzania, England, other destinations we had visited. It was different to how I had lived with Kirsty, not as comfortable, ...

My African Birthday, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

My African Birthday

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... , laughing and dancing with them, Tom hid in the sitting room staying dry from rain. Sam later told me that his best times in Tanzania were at Usa playing with the kids and chatting with me and K. Well Sam, you were brilliant and the kids loved you! ...

Kirsty's Birthday, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kirsty's Birthday

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... shack is a dimly lit building, with a chipped stone floor and Formica tables, and red plastic seats. Still I was surprised Arusha had such a place - it served very edible but sloppy Mr-Whippy with abundant artificial red strawberry sauce. Could we manage ...

Minor Head Injury, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Minor Head Injury

A travel blog entry by jhinch

... nice new hospital in Arusha... where they were all out of the vaccine. I an not sure how one of the nicest, newest hospitals in Tanzania runs out of a common vaccine, but somehow it did. So we had to go all the way across town, to another hospital. This ...

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