Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania

A travel blog entry by kbrooks

... very nice though it was all girls which I did not expect for a camping trip. We drove 10 hours from Nairobi, Kenya to Arusha in Tanzania which was great since I like scenery. The border was easy though Americans have to pay more than others which I did ...

Painting a Picture of Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Painting a Picture of Arusha

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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The only paved roads here are the main roads, of which there are few. There is only one stoplight and people are still unsure how it works, cars have the right of way so you always have to look out. The stoplight is at San Juare, which is what we call ...

Change in Plans off to Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Change in Plans off to Arusha

A travel blog entry by hobartfamily

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... from out tents. Plan is to sit for a couple of hours to let some water drain and to try to get out and go back to Arusha. Ok back in Arusha ...had coffee with Simon King who owns the company that I organised this trip through. Passionate and interesting ...

A day in town, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

A day in town

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

... as well. Then I went to Via Via with Valerie and Steph so they could use the free wireless internet. I walked down to the Arusha hotel and got Chocochinno's for Valerie and myself, they were pretty good. No Dad there's no McDonald's or Starbucks here but ...

Christmas in March!, Kimundo, Tanzania travel blog

Christmas in March!

A travel blog entry by shumphlett

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The boxes finally arrived!   Lisa Adams, a coworker of mine in NYC also sent 2 HUGE boxes.  Her daughter and 5 friends collected clothing, shoes, school & art supplies for the kids!  They also included postcards of NYC that the kids ...

Adventures in Cooking, Part II: The Coconut Bench, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Adventures in Cooking, Part II: The Coconut Bench

A travel blog entry by jhinch

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... a knife, unless you want to accidentally stab yourself (Greggers, you especially should never buy a coconut).  However, here in Tanzania, they have a simple solution for preparing coconut: you use a coconut bench. This is a little bench that you sit ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arusha ...

Lions, no tigers and no bears, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Lions, no tigers and no bears

A travel blog entry by lindsayloub

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... follow.  Should also be able to get some photos on here at some point in the next 36 hours. Ok, so Tanzania......it's absolutely beautiful.  No disappointment here, apart from it being too cloudy to see Kilimanjaro on our way through.  ...

Arusha Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha Tanzania

A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys

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Hi Everyone and thank you for all the emails. Nothing miuch has happened yet but have met a  maasai who is going to Brisbane soon to marry an Aussie volunteer. He even wears maasai clothes!!1 Not sure  he knows what he is in for. Nothing ...

The Traveller's Return, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

The Traveller's Return

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

    The Zanzibar people came back late last night so the house was more full today. Melody and I went to the same place that I went yesterday for Tamiha. We tried to work on pronounciation with the girls by practising conversations. Before ...

Day Eleven, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Day Eleven

A travel blog entry by bschaknowski

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Hour long prop plane flight back to Arusha this morning - circled an active volcano crater at close range... Dad, you would have loved it.  Shopping (got some masks for the office in the house) overly nice lunch.  Day lodge with dinner views of ...

new pictures, Kimundo, Tanzania travel blog

new pictures

A travel blog entry by shumphlett

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check out the new ...

Last day in Alluring Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Last day in Alluring Arusha

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... happy to be back, because everyone is so nice at L'Oasis! I was sad at the same time because we had to say goodbye. Bye-bye to Achmed, Mosses, and all the staff of L'Oasis Lodge. Bye to Henry the Crown Crested Crane, and Skippy the L'Oasis dog. Bye ...

Cake, anyone?, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Cake, anyone?

A travel blog entry by rachrachk

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... some seriously awesome people. The campsite that Zach got was insane. So beautiful and on lake Momela, just on the border of Arusha National Park. The water was filled with flamingoes, and the site nestled between stellar views of Mount Meru and Mount ...

Homesickness and New Experinces, Usa RIver, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Homesickness and New Experinces

A travel blog entry by anzibar

... if you want to treat yourself. One link you can have a look at the lodge for is http://www.africanmeccasafaris.com/tanzania/hotels/arusha/moivarolodgeestate.asp. When we all met up we found a very distraught Emily. Her school was the most basic of all ...

Arusha and safaris, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha and safaris

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

After a big drive from Bagamoya to Arusha we checked into our hotel. Rachael had booked this part of the trip from home so everything was taken care of (nice).  The hotel was wonderful and we were greeted by a team of people who gave us hot towels ...

We done it!, Mountt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania travel blog

We done it!

A travel blog entry by zanziben

... in mud after a bike-ride in a thunder storm. Mistake. Tomorrow hopefully finishing job sorting and going to the Arusha International Conference Centre where the Rwanda tribunal is continuing...jobs permitting. Hope all's well and sorry again for ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arusha ...

Arriving in the Serengeti, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arriving in the Serengeti

A travel blog entry by tantra

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Our bush flight from Kilimanjaro to Seronera turned out to be an unexpected mini-tour of northern Tanzania. The plane itself looked like it had been designed for about 24 average-sized passengers. However, we quickly learned that a few more could be ...

Alluring Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Alluring Arusha

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... was going away to be with him. We said goodbye to Fitiael, and the next day had a new guide named Mosses. Tanzania: Capital: Dodoma Major Languages: Kiswahili (they called it Kee) and Swahili Population: 45,000,000 Currency: Tanzanian Shilling Life ...

Barack Obama and Rwanda's General Kalimanzira, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Barack Obama and Rwanda's General Kalimanzira

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling

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... as tourists are often approached and encouraged to come to a particular place.  My guide book actually describes "Arusha as the worst place in Tanzania for street touts and slick tour operators that prey on the gullibility of new arrivals by offering ...

Our Full Day in Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Our Full Day in Arusha

A travel blog entry by wallyandchris

... they sure are cool. Our afternoon was spent poolside after some of the women visited a tanzanite shop. Nice stuff. Of course Tanzania is known for their tanzanite. We saw beautiful pendants and earrings. Around the pool, we grabbed a quick ...

HIV/AIDS Presentation Part 2, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

HIV/AIDS Presentation Part 2

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

Today four of us went back to the school we visited on Monday and gav the second part of a presentation on HIV/AIDS. In the afternoon we did Batk making. Batiks are pictures done on cloth with watercolors. They use wax to cover parts that are already ...

SAFARI!, Serengeti, Tanzania travel blog

SAFARI!

A travel blog entry by daveandlisa

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... to do some laundry and drink the much needed beers as reward for our tough slogging. But we did need to switch beers. Tanzania produces 2 major brands: Kilimanjaro and Safari. Prior to the climb we were drinking Kili, now we moved on to Safari. Who ...

Hakuna Matata, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Hakuna Matata

A travel blog entry by thurls

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Sarah and I are currently sitting and waiting at Arusha airport for our flight out to Zanzibar. As standard practice in Africa our flight has been delayed a further 30 mins. We met up at Dar Es Salaam about a week ago and then made our way up to the large ...

Media Ministries..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Media Ministries...

A travel blog entry by musiquest

... ministries (camps, schools, community, church...), recording artists, recording studios - Judith FPCT - Free Pentacostal Church Tanzania Publishing - Bagita & Vicki Habari Maalum Media - TV, Radio, Video, Music, Printing, Publishing, ...

Safar(i) so good (geddit?), Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safar(i) so good (geddit?)

A travel blog entry by leila1

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... 9 hours later at Dar Es Salaam, where we hopped straight onto a bus bound for the Usumbara mountains, in the western highlands of Tanzania. We arrived at the dusty town of Lushoto, which is nestled at about 1200 meters, and a great base for trekking over ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arusha ...

Sometimes I really, really hate europeans, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Sometimes I really, really hate europeans

A travel blog entry by mcompton

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... .   Why am I enraged?  Let me get to the point.  I have staked myself out at the 5 star Arusha hotel today.  I'm busy writing a 20+ page budget manual for the nonprofit I'm working with.  This will include budget ...

Boring 2 weeks !!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Boring 2 weeks !!

A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys

Hi Everyone again. Thank you everyone for your emails and comments. This last 2 weeks have flown by and once again I am going to dinner to celebrate one of the volunteers 70th birthday - you are never toooooo old. She is a beautiful lady with special ...

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