Travel Blogs from Tanga, Tanzania

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Zanzibar, Pemba and Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar, Pemba and Tanga

A travel blog entry by dcm

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TANZANIA Zanzibar, Pemba & Tanga 5th - 13th of December 2006 Tuesday 5th Before I continue, I feel the need to explain the "Chi-Chi/Cinnamin/Sawadika experience": I awoke early Tuesday morning and took pictures of Zanzibar Stone ...

To Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

To Tanga

A travel blog entry by emma_inafrica

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... bathrooms, and the African equivalent of MTV, was surely going to lead to disappointment at the next destination! We walked around Tanga before dinner and I found it a pleasant change to Arusha. It lacks the bustle and tourist input of Arusha, but ...

In Warm Water, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

In Warm Water

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

... Beach Resort. We were excited to be heading towards the sea again, and even more excited to be driving towards the white sands of Tanzania.  We arrived late at Peponi Beach Resort, so only had a chance to set up camp, cook dinner and listen to the ...

Pangani, East African coast, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Pangani, East African coast

A travel blog entry by karenbrown

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... to look at xrays etc. This morning I went to a paediatric HIV clinic, which is actually run quite well - 8% of children in Tanzania have HIV transmitted from their mothers and if untreated a third will die in their first year, another third aged 2-3yrs ...

The battle of the Mosque & the 7th day Adventists, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

The battle of the Mosque & the 7th day Adventists

A travel blog entry by kymetal

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... we took a packed lunch, picked up a guide and paid our park entry fees and headed for the Sanje waterfall, the highest drop in Tanzania of 170m. It rained heavily as we set off so we were quickly drenched but the downpour was brief and we soon warmed up ...

Hatari!, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Hatari!

A travel blog entry by bmlevinson

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Hatari was great. On the way there from the airport we saw giraffes, zebras, and buffalo. A giraffe got REALLY close to us at one point. The lodge was fantastic. The owners, Marlise and Jorg Gabriel are Germans who just made their dream come true with ...

Loooong Time, No Write, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Loooong Time, No Write

A travel blog entry by bmlevinson

While it's true that I have not even finished writing about Jerusalem, I have an excuse. I've been in Africa without WiFi. So I'm going to write a bunch of entries for all the stuff that I have done. The last time I wrote was on the 16, and I did ...

A trip to Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

A trip to Tanga

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... , so we do sit down for a very sweet and brightly orange Fanta at one of the swim clubs. Apparently, this is where Tanga's youths spend their free Saturdays; the boys hanging around and taking a swim (in their street clothes), the girls shaking their ...

Christmas in the Tropics, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Christmas in the Tropics

A travel blog entry by carlaandmike

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... we took a walk towards the beach and the entire town seemed to be out enjoying the Indian Ocean waters. All around Tanga are these beautiful orange flower trees called Flamboyants – great name – that reminds us of Pointsettias. The internet ...

Success in Stonetown and onto Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Success in Stonetown and onto Tanga

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

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... booked, as there was a government convention being held in Tanga for this particular group and many officials from all over Tanzania had come to Tanga. He then took us to another hotel, called Inn by the Sea. The location was lovely as it was on a cliff ...

Merry Christmas From Tanzania, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Merry Christmas From Tanzania

A travel blog entry by carlaandmike

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Dearest Family & Friends, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Tanga, Tanzania!  Fortunately, we are spending Christmas with friends from DC who are now working in Tanzania--Amy and Bjorn Jacobsen.  We are sharing traditions and even ...

On the Indian Ocean, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

On the Indian Ocean

A travel blog entry by spudbraham

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Greetings from Tanga! We have spent the week biking from Moshi to Tanga.  The learning curve of bicycling in Africa is a bit high, but we seem to be getting the hang of it.  The landscape is pretty!  Our first three days we biked along the ...

Tango to Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Tango to Tanga

A travel blog entry by imapilot

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Greetings from the has-been city of Tanga, Tanzania Once the Sisal export capital of the world, now just a drowsy coastal city where one can stand atop a steep, washed out embankment (only partially trash covered) and gaze out at the Indian ...

Back to the East coast, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Back to the East coast

A travel blog entry by travelwithjorg

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... road again after 3 weeks working and enjoying Moshi. Tanga is the next destination, an old industrial town on the Swahili coast of Tanzania. And in everything you can see it is the Swahili coast: everything is pole pole and hakuna matata, a lot of muslims ...

A new page in the book..., Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

A new page in the book...

A travel blog entry by realisme_33

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Well, I have begun to settle in here in wonderful Tanga. Many things have changed since my last entry, and so I suppose I will begin with that. First of all, if you look at my last entry, you will notice that I added a whole bunch of photos. Check em out ...

Peponi Beach, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Peponi Beach

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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Tanga to Peponi We arrived to a winding down Tanga on Saturday mid day. The streets were just about deserted on the water front where we drew money before going in search of a place to eat.  "Down Town" was however still a buzz with people ...

To 2007, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

To 2007

A travel blog entry by realisme_33

So, here I rest in beautiful Tanga still. I have really gotten to know the town and have gained some local friends as well. I am not quite sure where I left off on my last entry, so I will just write about more recent occurings. It has been for the last ...

Sharks, dolphins and tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Sharks, dolphins and tanga

A travel blog entry by realisme_33

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... alot of swimming, cooking and relaxing. Pretty rough life eh!!! I am now back to civilization in the fairly large town of tanga in northern Tanzania. Everyone will be leaving, so it will be just me and tom here for awhile untill the new crew, whoever ...

A last byebye at the tanzanian coast!, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

A last byebye at the tanzanian coast!

A travel blog entry by ayack

... souvent le cas en Afrique quand on ne veut pas y mettre le prix !! Cela m'a prit onze heures pour joindre Arusha depuis Tanga. Ces onze heures m'en ont parut bien plus car je n'avais personne qui parler pour une grande partie du trajet. L'option ...

Kwaheri Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Kwaheri Tanga

A travel blog entry by realisme_33

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So, this will be my final entry from Tanzania. I have spent three months here and it has been a wonderful experience. Tanga especially has been a place to remember. I have made friends here,and figured out all of the best spots to hang out,and shop. I am ...

Ta-Ta-Ta-Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Ta-Ta-Ta-Tanga

A travel blog entry by lindseyandpaul

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... both we’re psych majors.  After college, Jessie joined the Peace Corps, with who she has been working in Tanzania as a health volunteer teaching about AIDS, malaria, and a bunch of other health-related issues.  Tanga is the closest major ...

One wife too many, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

One wife too many

A travel blog entry by natsandfrancois

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... with half a seat and about three times as many people squashed in....just like being at home on the tube. We arrived in Tanga, Tanzania's third largest 'city' which makes our home towns of Thouars and Chorleywood look lively. We hoped to take a boat from ...

Out of Africa, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by levinson5

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... ; I got to ride shotgun.  We landed in Arusha less than an hour after take-off and boarded an even smaller plane for Tanga.  It ended up being a private plane.  This pilot was from Belgium.  These guys reminded me of the show ...

Day 3, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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The days keep getting better! Today we started out at the Mpirani Primary school. We were greeted by smiling faces, shining eyes, and laughter. This school has about 1000 children - some classes can have up to 80 students in one class! We had to start ...

Day 4, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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... to motivate others. Since we are learning about leadership, I had some of the members lead different activities. I think Francis (from Tanzania) could have/ would have led the whole afternoon if I'd asked him too! Of course there is always great food. ...

Day 5, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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It has been a looooong day.... We were up at six and on the road by 715. And 14 hours later we got back to Kange for dinner. The drive to Lutindi was a long one. After about an hour on the highway we were in Korogwe. Here we met James, the district ...

Day 6, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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Day of shopping today! After breakfast we headed into Tanga to check out the markets! At our first stop we stopped at the grocery store to pick up anything we might want as snacks for our trip north on Monday. We also found items to take home for our ...

Last day in Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Last day in Tanga

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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... they played Tanzanian music for us to dance to. The count now is mom 2 and embarrassed kids 0... The girls found that in Tanzania the young people don't have much of an understanding of personal boundary space so they stuck to group dancing. There was ...

Day one, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Day one

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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... off.... This momentary connection turned into impromptu Swahili lessons, cultural exchange questions, singing of the national anthems of Canada and Tanzania... And a lot of laughter. Tanya and I lost our names... We are now momma Skye and momma Alisha or ...

Day 2, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by lorrikk

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... this week! It was out turn to share so we taught them the 4H grace. In the afternoon, mr. Goliama from the 4h Tanzania organization spoke to us about 4h here. There are 45,000 members here! Did another group called the leadership river in which they had ...

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