Travel Blogs from Unguja City, Tanzania

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Tanzania's Story, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania's Story

A travel blog entry by hmax

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... and headed toward the Rwandan border, passing along the bottom of Africa's largest lake – Lake Victoria. I enjoyed Tanzania. Despite its multiple popular tourist sites, its people has retained a friendly and traditional approach to their ...

Zanzibar, island paradise?, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar, island paradise?

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... them. We arrive at the port town of Stonetown around 1pm and pass through immigration and have our passports stamped. Although Tanzania is a republic and Zanzibar part of it, Zanzibar would prefer to be separate and so operates separately and therefore ...

5 Month Time Line, Zanzibar Africa , Tanzania travel blog

5 Month Time Line

A travel blog entry by amazingone

How time flies when you are having fun ! After travelling 57,995 Kilometres in 37 cities of 14 different countries thus far  I cant believe that I have been 'on the road' for five whole months now. As well as it being the anniversary ...

"Is this the real life or is this just fantasy..."

A travel blog entry by 20africa13

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... and laws...at least they do...it's scary driving around especially after reading that the number one cause of death in Tanzania is traffic accidents...that WE understand. We walked the beachfront tonight for dinner and found a market place that only has ...

Leaving on a jet plane...well sort of..., Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania travel blog

Leaving on a jet plane...well sort of...

A travel blog entry by 20africa13

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Well...as I write this I am sitting in the lobby of our hotel in Zanzibar...this is an island in the  Indian Ocean...but first our last days in Mombassa. I have said before that there are no words to describe what we have seen...The traffic, the ...

Snorkelling and chillin, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Snorkelling and chillin

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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Monday 10th August. After a woefully disorganised brekky where we got coffee last and the odd bit of toast but no utensils till we asked we packed and went for a walk in the old Stonetown area and found the House of Wonders now a museum. This amazing 3 ...

Changani, Changani, Tanzania travel blog

Changani

A travel blog entry by izzie

Changani ...

Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by themonck

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Its confirmed, Manchester City have sacked Robinio and sent him packing to Zanzibar…. He has changed his name to Zait, and has become a tour guide on this wonderful little island…. If Zait is not Robinio then he's his bloody twin brother! This ...

Cuales serán mis funciones en Karamba Resort..., Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Cuales serán mis funciones en Karamba Resort...

A travel blog entry by ruth.sahara

... de Relajacón, con SPA & YOGA, en ellos hacen terapias alternativas para partir de nuevo a origen como nuevo.... En Tanga . Tanzania estuve vivendo del 19 Septiebre del 2009 al 2 de Marzo del 2010 en TICC, Meeting Center Tanga, bello Resort, ...

Dar Blah Blah 18, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 18

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... the Deputy Head, George gathered everyone in the dining room – it was a really nice lunch and of course in typical Tanzania style there were lots of speeches and gifts!  Everyone was fed and watered which I was really pleased about, quite ...

Dar Blah Blah 6, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 6

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... from how they have done things – the school has a very good reputation and Neema Crafts is well-known throughout Tanzania and recently won the Telegraph’s Best British–run Restaurant Overseas in the World.  I went off to IST (the ...

Dar Blah Blah 4, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 4

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... loved having a very hands-on, practical approach to learning English.  I am not sure how much fun the children in Tanzania have when they are learning so this new approach was very exciting for them.  When the sessions ended, none of them ...

Dar Blah Blah 16, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 16

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... , especially when we use a word they don’t know!  One of the teachers had chosen to discuss ‘Deafness in Tanzania’.  It is interesting to hear what they think happens in the UK and the rest of the world too!  English Club ...

Dar Blah Blah 3, Dar Es Salaam/Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 3

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... to hear who the Government would send to us.  Work finished for the morning, we got ready for the Valentino party; in true Tanzania style, it started only an hour late – the staff had all dressed up for the occasion.  As the visitors, we ...

Dar Blah Blah 8, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 8

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... to make sure that everyone had one so there was a lot of to-ing - fro-ing – that unfortunately is fairly typical in Tanzania!  Today felt very much like an admin day but I guess we are always going to have those types of days!  We left ...

Dar Blah Blah 12, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 12

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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Sunday, 24 April Maryann and I were up fairly promptly this morning but with nothing on the agenda it was good to relax and catch up on some work and reading. We were also planning our trip to Zanzibar for a couple of nights so had fun searching the ...

Dar Blah Blah 14, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 14

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... to and it was really very good – the open-air museum consisted of about 20 typical houses from different tribes in Tanzania.  We couldn’t believe how ‘sophisticated’ they were and also how cool they were inside.  They ...

Greetings from Zanzibar!, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Greetings from Zanzibar!

A travel blog entry by carleenandchris

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... really had time or the internet to update in Africa. We've travelled up from Johannesburg through Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania and have now arrived in Zanzibar. We are enjoying the sun here. After this we go to the Serengeti and ...

Goodbye Tanzania - Hello Malawi, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Goodbye Tanzania - Hello Malawi

A travel blog entry by caro87

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... swimming in the sea. I felt like I was in paradise! It was quite a shock to go back to life on the road back in Tanzania. In Zanzibar we had 4 nights in hostels (beds!) with showers (hot!). Amazing. Now we are back to our tents. Which I still really ...

Dar Blah Blah 15, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 15

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... to some of the Mamas who wait under a tree whilst their children are at school – we explained to them the work of Tanzanear, Tanzania Society for the Deaf (TSD, with whom we closely work) and I also told them that I too am a mother of deaf children ...

BlueBay Kiwengwa, an oasis of tranquility, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

BlueBay Kiwengwa, an oasis of tranquility

A travel blog entry by kykyxxx

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We stayed in the BlueBay Beach Resort in Kiwengwa for 8 nights, from 20 January 2010 to 28 January 2010. It's a lush 5 star structure set amidst verdant gardens blooming with flowers and trees, and right on the beach. About 50 minutes from the Zanzibar ...

Coast to Coast: The Beaches in Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Coast to Coast: The Beaches in Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by kykyxxx

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Surrounded by the warm, limpid waters of the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is blessed with picture perfect beaches filled by fine white sand. There are different villages with diverse beaches, and the west coast beaches like Kendwa are not the same as east ...

Paradise!!!, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Paradise!!!

A travel blog entry by claregreaney

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WOWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Zanzibar is definitely the most beautiful place I have ever been! ..... We got our usual taxi driver, Ab Dul, to take us to Arusha airport. We had driven passed it before so knew it was going to be small but hadnt quite ...

Dar Blah Blah 13, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 13

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... went to see Winifrida in hospital, which whilst very kind, meant there was no teacher in their classes – another bit of Tanzania culture for me to get used to! That said, we managed to keep everything on track until the afternoon when there was a ...

Dar Blah Blah 17, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 17

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... all and they had finally fallen apart – with malaria being a big problem at the school (but not only at the school, in Tanzania as a whole), it was important that we got them bought.  I am not sure what happens to the plates and mugs but there ...

Dar Blah Blah 9, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 9

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... nbsp; However, by the end of the day, we all felt exhausted so when Alison called to ask if I was going to the Britain-Tanzania meeting, I had a momentary thought that I might give it a miss, but fortunately, it was only momentary!  I met Neville and ...

Farewell Tanzania!, Stonetown, Tanzania travel blog

Farewell Tanzania!

A travel blog entry by kate1979

... real boost for me to catch up with friends from home after 7 months away. It just topped off an incredible 3 months working in Tanzania. I love the place and I will certainly be back. I can't recommend it highly enough as a holiday destination or say ...

No common language? Hakuna matata!, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

No common language? Hakuna matata!

A travel blog entry by kykyxxx

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Africa. Home to one-sixth of the world's population, the continent in constant focus of the world for its poverty of economy and its richness of nature. There is a popular phrase in Italy called "mal d'Africa". It is defined as the earnest longing of a ...

Dar Blah Blah 7, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 7

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... the first time this has come up and perhaps a difficult one for the wazungu to deal with; physical punishment does happen in Tanzania but it is limited.  However, the staff are keen to know other methods for disciplining children so we agreed to ...

Dar Blah Blah 19, Dar Es Salaam/, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Blah Blah 19

A travel blog entry by judithroberts

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... ; he was an extremely nice man and we just had a general chat about the provision of education for disabled people in Tanzania, which unfortunately is not a major priority!  We discussed ways of helping each other and he left his door open for us to ...

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