Travel Blogs from Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

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Roaring Ruaha, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Roaring Ruaha

A travel blog entry by ashah_008

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Ruaha NP, TZ's second largest park, was incredibly dry. There were pockets of pools within the main Ruaha river bed where we expected to see quite a few animals but the numbers of animals were not that great. We were really lucky to have found the lions - ...

The Regular Polygon of Life, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

The Regular Polygon of Life

A travel blog entry by turner72

... shall do in real life what I do in the narrative:  sleep.  We stayed within the boundaries of Ruaha National Park near the headquarters, which sprawls over several complexes at some kilometers distance from one another.  Our tourist bandas, ...

Passage zébré, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Passage zébré

A travel blog entry by tibuandtintin

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Djambo tout le monde! Nous voici maintenant dans le parc national de Ruaha pour l'incontournable safari tanzanien. Mais une fois de plus, nous n'allons pas le faire comme tout le monde. Margo, l'américaine volontaire ŕ IOP, se décide ŕ faire le męme ...

When I thought I couldn’t like Dar any less, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

When I thought I couldn’t like Dar any less

A travel blog entry by teirrac

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... next morning they let us sleep in a bit, and we woke up (in the light!) to quite an amazing campsite on the Ruaha River in Baobob Valley.  There were baobob trees everywhere, and monkeys that kept trying to steal our breakfast.  We took cheesy ...

Ruaha National Park (2nd largest park in Africa), Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Ruaha National Park (2nd largest park in Africa)

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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Ruaha National Park Up bright and early. Our "guide" is on time, and we have coffee and lunch packed for our day's outing. Arriving at the gate to Ruaha, we have to wait for a while as we seem to be there before the official. Worth mentioning is that ...

Jeep safari, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Jeep safari

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

Highlights today were hyena pups and watching lions stalk ...

Ruaha Safari, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Ruaha Safari

A travel blog entry by ldambrosio1

Ruaha National Park is the oldest and now the largest of Tanzania'a parks. We stayed just outside the park gate at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. Arriving late after bouncing down a dusty, bumpy road for two hours in the dark, we were greated by a smiling woman who ...

In which a Maasai warrior walks us to dinner, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

In which a Maasai warrior walks us to dinner

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

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... the mainland. Really it was more of an air taxi as we made three intermediary stops and dwindled to six passengers before we arrived at Ruaha. We did a short safari on the way to our lodge, but the setting of our lodge is a show of its own. Our Banda ...

Zebra Down on the Mwagusi, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Zebra Down on the Mwagusi

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... to him that I follow his semi circle around the camp without ever fully waking up. Our stay in Ruaha is the first chapter of “Remote Tanzania”. Kwihala’s highlight for me is the expertise displayed by Marc Weiner and Johannes. Marc was ...

Grumpy's Pride, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Grumpy's Pride

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... encounter poachers or other unsavory elements. Before starting, Beth and I must complete enough documents to absolve everyone in Tanzania of responsibility if some misfortune befalls us.   Marc takes time to explain his night drive methodology ...

Mdonya camp, Ruaha National Park , Tanzania travel blog

Mdonya camp

A travel blog entry by barbikewley

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31st May - Mdonya Public campsite - 4171 km - Ruaha National ParkAfter leaving the Ulyat's farm we proceeded to their mill on the main road which their daughter, Cara, runs and where there is a farm stall with meat where we stocked up our deep freezes. We ...

Finding Water on the Great Ruaha, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Finding Water on the Great Ruaha

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... their vehicle waiting for Grumpy’s pride to make a kill. Every day they sit and wait. I will never again watch a National Geographic wildlife film without thinking of these intrepid souls who bear the heat and flies without complaint.   We ...

6 - tappa - Ruaha, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

6 - tappa - Ruaha

A travel blog entry by jambotanzania

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... delle scuole. A Iringa ci buttiamo nel mercato tra pesce secco, spezie, cesti di paglia e anche qualche macete...sembra che qualcuno lo porti a casa come souvenir!!! Proseguiamo sulla strada sterrata. Ancora 100km per il Ruaha Park. Jambo! Akunamatata! ...

Ruaha National park Tour, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Ruaha National park Tour

A travel blog entry by eliassoka

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I had a conversation with a young woman who had a number of decisions ahead of her, wondering if she should travel the world or ...

Tanzania's Best Kept Secret?, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania's Best Kept Secret?

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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Our detour to Iringa gave me some time to formulate an alternative route, but also took us right past Ruaha National Park. Both of us had previously met travellers who'd recommended Ruaha, but I didn't expect to pass by, so hadn't really given it much ...

Mwagusi - beyond our wildest dreams!, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Mwagusi - beyond our wildest dreams!

A travel blog entry by trissy

... despite it being the dry season. Ruaha in particular is stunning with a very diverse landscape. Half of our minds are still in Tanzania, and we both find ourselves day-dreaming about it all. The memories will last us a lifetime and bring many a smile to ...

Kwihala on the Mwagusi, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kwihala on the Mwagusi

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... has the finest reputation of all the Ruaha camps for their game drives and professional guides. Kwihala is the only camp in Ruaha National Park which offers a night drive. And, of course, the night game drive is among our bucket list priorities. We are ...

Baobabs and Lions, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Baobabs and Lions

A travel blog entry by dirk.burger

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... Ruaha. It took us two and a half hours to do the 89 km's from Iringa to a campsite about 20 km’s from the Ruaha gate. The road conditions were fine, but corrugations and potholes on the gravel didn’t allow us to average more than 36 km/h. ...

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