Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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

Sometimes I really, really hate europeans

A travel blog entry by mcompton


... .   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 ...

Arusha times two, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha times two

A travel blog entry by daveistrad


Ok, so here's the story with Arusha.  It's the second largest city in Tanzania, and the location of a special UN tribunal currently trying the principals behind the Rwandan genocide of the mid-90s.  A friend of mine from law school happens to be ...

Serengeti, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by hamishandkatie

Hi all just a quickie cos short on time again.... Currently in Arusha, Tanzania, having crossed the border a couple of days ago, straight to our Masai campsite for a night then into industrial sized land cruisers for a trip into the Serengeti and ...

Seventh Day and Hatuchoki, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Seventh Day and Hatuchoki

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272


   Today I went to a school called Seventh Day for placement just to check it out. Then I went home for lunch and afterwards we all went to a place called Hatuchoki which is a small local community. We arrived and they handed us walking sticks ...

Fried food is just good., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Fried food is just good.

A travel blog entry by mcompton

... the politics in Tanzania and it seems people are becoming more and more aware and more and more critical of their politicians.  Tanzania is a very stable country in Africa and a model for many others.  It's still much poorer than it's neighbor ...

Countdown Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Countdown Arusha

A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys

Hello everyone, Yes I am still alive but life here is VERY busy. Not only is the internet SSSSOOOOO slow but I do have to go to town to use it. I reckon I could swim to Australia deliver the news and swim back while I wait !!!! Have been very busy with ...

Who can jump higher? Masai men dance off, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Who can jump higher? Masai men dance off

A travel blog entry by bruceontour


... out with what needed doing for dinner. The next all day 400 km drive brought us to the bustling city of Dar Es Salem, Tanzania's capital and commercial centre. After waiting to collect our tickets, we boarded a ferry, a short 5 minute crossing and plus 10 ...

Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by ronlisa

... , we survived the bomb protected Israeli embassy in Nairobi opposite our hotel before flying out beside Kilimanjaro to its "international" airport. Our digs in Arusha were fine although we quickly realised that the hotel staff were keen to rip you ...

Turning 33 in style..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Turning 33 in style...

A travel blog entry by wildkriv


... on Mama Mushi's finest 'chipsi kuku' for a taste of more exotic / varied ingredients at the beautiful Onsea House just outside Arusha.  We had a fantastic weekend of fine-dining (cheese!) and pool-side relaxing.  It was also a chance for us to ...

Safari!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by ebolaben

soooo cool.  currently at a hotel ...

Back to the Burn, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Back to the Burn

A travel blog entry by zanziben

... 14 years ago there has been a huge effort to ensure that justice, as near as possible, has been served on the perpetrators and Arusha is the home of the trials of the 'big players' in the genocide. Knowing very little about law I heard the testimony of a ...

Crater GAME SAFARI, Ngorongoro, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by musiquest

Fri Sept 2 Ngorongoro Crater pix: Typing Thursday night... Ngorongoro is the most amazing place I've seen. We crossed more dust from the Bushmen area to the mountains in the distance. Going ...

Arusha to Dar, Arusha - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha to Dar

A travel blog entry by musiquest

Sat Sept 3 Travel Arusha to Dar es Salaam pix: I forgot to mention that when I stopped for last time to do internet, I saw Beatrice, the girl who's helped me each time. I had made a CD of "O ...

Tanzania part 1, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania part 1

A travel blog entry by nat_yeo


... spent with a not for profit organization called Greenforce in a small Maasai village called Eloui, which is near Arusha in Tanzania. The aim of the project is predominantly wildlife conservation, however we work with the local Maasai community, teaching ...

Tanzanite, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by lauraalice


Serengeti - Big 5!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti - Big 5!

A travel blog entry by soongies


... trying to reproduce!  We were desperately trying to find a rhino as that was the last of the big 5 that we hadn't seen in Tanzania (although we had seen a couple in Namibia). They are very rare to see - there are only 25 in the park. After looking ...

Botte schaar, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Botte schaar

A travel blog entry by yaradutranoit


De materniteit lag deze ochtend stampvol met pasbevallen mama's. In elk bed lagen minstens 2 vrouwen met hun baby. Er waren in totaal 13 bevallingen deze nacht!! En zo druk het in de nacht was, zo rustig was het overdag. 3 bevallingen in totaal, waarvan ...

Prepation for the Serengeti, Arusha Africa, Tanzania travel blog

Prepation for the Serengeti

A travel blog entry by amazingone


... am dressed and hanging for a cuppa ! Just got to wait till the huge kettle boils….ahhhhh Police checkpoints are everywhere in Tanzania as we drive along the almost deserted road, they check where we are going and generally just look into the back of ...

Christmas Shopping..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Christmas Shopping...

A travel blog entry by wildkriv


... in its restaurants and cafes 2. To hit the Nakumatt supermarket to stock our pantry for Christmas Cool, lush and green, Arusha is one of Tanzania's most developed and fastest-growing cities and the seat of the East African Community, a revived attempt at ...

Meet the Parents, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Meet the Parents

A travel blog entry by daveandlisa


... many) We picked up our certificates and bought a few t-shirts that boast how we climbed the mountain. The bus ride back to Arusha was quick and mom was waiting for us at Jacaranda. Hugs all around. It was then that we found out she had been ...

Less than 48 hours...SHOP!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Less than 48 hours...SHOP!

A travel blog entry by 20africa13


... kinda late in the trip...have gift shop...will travel. Poor guy! We did spend some time though at a Catholic private school in Arusha and some of us spent some time at an orphanage...all of which are always eye opening experiences. We found a shop that ...

Day 35 (Lake Manyara National Park), Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Day 35 (Lake Manyara National Park)

A travel blog entry by adisyl


... nbsp; Its notable mainly for monkeys and baboons, and an abundant birdlife. The Blue monkey is found only here in the whole of Tanzania.   You also get really close to elephants and giraffe, there is a hippo pool, lots of impala, buffalo and black ...

Tanzania at last!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania at last!

A travel blog entry by klair

... - finally - to Beth and the Grandmas. Just enough to let them know how great our trip has been so far.     I like being back in Tanzania, where Swahili is widely spoken. My problem now is how fast they speak! But I'll keep trying - I put a semester of ...

Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by teamsharry


... in a few days so it wasn't too sad to say goodbye just yet! We had a few hours on the truck before we hit the Kenya - Tanzania border so we took advantage to get to know our new tour mates. We have more Aussies, a few Poms and a couple of Swiss girls. ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by izzie

Arusha ...

Naughty giraffes, Toto and Other Animals, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Naughty giraffes, Toto and Other Animals

A travel blog entry by zanziben

... bunch of budding David-Attenboroughs, from safari. Our open-topped land cruiser has taken us from Lake Manyara, not far west of Arusha, past Ngorongoro Crater all the way to the middle of the Serengeti and I'm pleased to say we saw plenty of animals ...

Long road back to Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Long road back to Arusha

A travel blog entry by jowhiting


... lunch. There are not too many places where you can sit down for lunch in the town but thanks to the GPS we found McMoodys - Arusha's answer to McDonald's. We left the car outside in the capable care of a scruffy guy who insisted he would watch it while we ...

We arrived in Africa - at last!!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

We arrived in Africa - at last!!

A travel blog entry by joycesilva


... in the 80s. We arrived at the Planet Lodge in Arusha late last night.   It is actually a few miles outside of Arusha. The distance is a wonderful thing as we went into downtown Arusha today and it is a crazy, busy city. Being a tourist in ...

Charity Projects, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Charity Projects

A travel blog entry by wildkriv


... people in East Africa on the brink of starvation and in urgent need of food, water and medical treatment.  Although Tanzania has struggled with low rainfall, it has been affected less than other surrounding countries.  People are already dying ...

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