Travel Blogs from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzanian capital

A travel blog entry by eric

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... when the computer crashed.  A half hour later it happened again!!!  I was fuming....  Our whole quadrant of Dar had a blackout.  Apparently this is 3rd world charm.  I'm still assimilating.  It's very strange to say the ...

Mtae to Dar es Salaam - Don't miss the bus, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Mtae to Dar es Salaam - Don't miss the bus

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... hostel I┤d eaten in with the 3 Danes a few evenings previously. After some rest and relaxation, book reading, ticket booking for Dar es Salaam, I had a nice stroll up to Irente viewpoint. On the way up I stopped at Irente Farm for lunch. Bread, jam, ...

Stonetown stings like a bee, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Stonetown stings like a bee

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... nothing but the sun, the ocean and the blue sky. It was nice for a few days, but honestly I can not imagine doing this for a couple of weeks, I would just get too restless. More on http://www.travelbysuitcases.com/journey/amazing-safari-tanzania ...

Zanzibar days.....Ticket madness, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania via Zanzibar to Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

Zanzibar days.....Ticket madness

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... 11th hour after trying in Arusha, Dar, Zanzibar and Mombasa. Nitty Gritty: We had prebooked our tickets for the 4pm ferry from Dar-es-Salaam to Zanzibar where we hoped to rest up at a beach, dive, and seek out the ghost of Freddie Mercury... After ...

Back to Dar, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Back to Dar

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... , Namibia was one of my top 3 destinations I wanted to visit before I'd left Boston. Picked up my luggage for the 4pm ferry back to Dar for what was a pleasant trip. I thought I'd mix it up a bit and try out the YWCA this time. It turned out to be ...

Hanging around at the station, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Hanging around at the station

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Addis in Dar, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Addis in Dar

A travel blog entry by izzie

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To the coast, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

To the coast

A travel blog entry by izzie

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The people, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

The people

A travel blog entry by eric

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... .  Mob justice may seem like a step back in time - like a few centuries.  In Dar es Salaam, the most progressive and Westernized city in Tanzania, the government is trying to educate its people that AIDS can be prevented because it has a ...

The Prosper Connection and the Haven of Peace, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

The Prosper Connection and the Haven of Peace

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... d.j. equipment when we got to talking about reggae. It turned out that he was a Chagga brother from Dar es Salaam. I told him about my first trip to Tanzania and how I planned to visit the Chagga again very soon. He graciously gave me his cell number and ...

Dar es Salaam Again, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar es Salaam Again

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... .  We passed through a multi-cultural side of the city that was eye opening.  There are three million residents in Dar es Salaam with an eclectic mix of Arabic, Indian, African and Swahili origins.  I was happy that I had returned to the ...

Lusaka to Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Zambia travel blog

Lusaka to Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... of us from the compartment jumped into a Daladala (a minibus taxi) and headed for Kiriakoo - a derelict slum on the west side of Dar es Salaam. The weather was hot and humid, almost unbearable.  My t-shirt became a wet rag and I had to wring it ...

More Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

More Salaam

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... like this fruit that grows from the stem of a tree that you can eat or squeeze vinegar out of!). I should mention that in Dar es Salaam people eat habanero-scotch bonnet like peppers when their green. They're a bit milder but still have that smokey-hot ...

Much easier on the way back, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Much easier on the way back

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... -planned housing - basically, slums.  In a recent survey of two-hundred non-Tanzanians who thought Tanzania's capital city was Dar es Salaam, one-hundred percent were unaware that the capital is actually Dodoma, the boring inland administrative ...

Back to Dar, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Back to Dar

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Off to Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Off to Africa

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... sort of a house. We spend our day rushing around Hong Kong Island picking up the last minute necessities. Our flight out to Africa leaves around eleven so we have time.   more on http://www.travelbysuitcases.com/journey/amazing-safari-tanzania ...

Salaam Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Salaam Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by irax

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... journey'. I ditched the bus at a large town and took a far better bus with a far better company to complete my journey to Dar es Salaam. And I arrived just after it got dark, which peeved me off again. A lot of people don't like Dar, but I found it ...

Sleepless in Serengeti.....campsite lion taming..., Mwanza to Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Sleepless in Serengeti.....campsite lion taming...

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... . After saying sad goodbyes to our guys we had a shower (luxury) and a good sleep in Arusha before getting a bus to Dar-es-Salaam...where we visited a craft market and paid our first of many visits to Kenya Airways in an attempt to recover our stolen ...

Good bye Dar, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Good bye Dar

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Good God. Christmas has happened in Dar es Salaam airport. A squiggly old Christmas tree playing a jingly 'Jingle Bells' has been placed next to the security desk and one of the only remaining seats in the departures lounge, designed to make people want ...

News Of luggage.... And The Tazara Train To Catch., Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

News Of luggage.... And The Tazara Train To Catch.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... one of the worst places in the world currently for malaria! This train trip is called the Tazara Railway and travels from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia. One never knows how long the trip is going to take, as it is famous ...

Tanzania is Stripey!!!, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania is Stripey!!!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hello, We are currently in a little resort called Silver Sands, a short distance up the coast from Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. The sun is shining and we have reached the warm weather again, thankfully. The beach is quiet and we are enjoying the ...

Harry Potter!, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Harry Potter!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Izzie the ditz, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Izzie the ditz

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Sorry, we're full, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Sorry, we're full

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... to do this, and we usually avoid it now that we're seasoned travellers and all.  The bus station in Dar es Salaam is a mazillion (8) kilometers away from anywhere anyone wants to be, and trying to figure out public transport to somewhere in ...

It began in Africa ca ca ca ca, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

It began in Africa ca ca ca ca

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Dar es Salaam in the late 1930s This was my first glimpse of Dar es Salaam... a vast rippling blue-black lagoon and all around the rim of the lagoon there were pale-yellow sandy beaches almost white, and breakers were running up on to the sand, and ...

Security don't like water - internationally, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Security don't like water - internationally

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... my bags were going straight through to Kilimanjaro, I was not surprised to find them sitting in the middle of the floor of Dar es Salaam airport. It's the usual story - don't trust the airline check-in staff. They just want to see you leave - the rest is ...

The journey south, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

The journey south

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Tomorrow we head south to Malawi, but I just wanted to leave a short message about Internet. The Internet in Malawi seems to be either non-existent or very expensive (up to $10 an hour).  So we probably won't be using it, and we most likely ...

Dar's northern beaches, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar's northern beaches

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version franšaise plus bas.... Sept 1, Dar Es Salaam, Northern beaches We tried to go to the beach nearby and could not find a public entrance because there are hotels lining it... luckily, after a long conversation, one hotel let us pass trough ...

Dar Es Salaam centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Es Salaam centre

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... look at us (whereas in the truck, everyone stares at us all the time!) and Lance managed to take a lot of pictures.... Dar Es Salaam down town has nothing to be desired of and looks like any other town around these parts... we seem to have walked back ...

Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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