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A bit about Tanzania, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

A bit about Tanzania

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... are so many exotic and evocative place names that add to the country's lustre.  Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Usambara, even Tanzania itself, all roll off the tongue and conjour up amazing images. Tanzania has an interesting past, with periods ...

Kili Trek - Day 3, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Kili Trek - Day 3

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Shira Plateau camp is full of tents, people and is a bit noisy, glad to leave really, did get a reasonable night sleep though due to the flat ground. Today was quite a long day with a trek to Lava tower which is 4650m, that's nearly as high as Mount ...

Summit night, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Summit night

A travel blog entry by itsem

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After three days of trekking through rainforest, alpine and desert I puffed my way up the last twenty minutes up the slight slope into Kibo huts in the late afternoon. As we passed a cave in the rocks our guide pointed it out, its where people used to ...

Off to Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Off to Africa

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... sort of a house. We spend our day rushing around Hong Kong Island picking up the last minute necessities. Our flight out to Africa leaves around eleven so we have time.   more on http://www.travelbysuitcases.com/journey/amazing-safari-tanzania ...

A Mighty Wind, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

A Mighty Wind

A travel blog entry by jmo

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Greetings from once again from Tanzania! After relaxing for more than a week on the beautiful white sand beaches of Zanzibar we headed off for northern Tanzania to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. Flying in I looked outside the window of the airplane and saw ...

Kili Trek - Day 1, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Kili Trek - Day 1

A travel blog entry by christosp

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First day of trek today, we were picked up from the hotel at 9.30am , but by the time we got to Machame trailhead and registered it was noon , we then started the trek to the roof of Africa ! The day involved 1200m ascent with a 12 mile hike through ...

Kilimanjaro, Moshi and Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro, Moshi and Arusha

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... and swapped some sweets for a giant bunch of bananas from a local woman's tree. We stopped in Moshi, the coffee capital of Tanzania and I stocked up on Camel Lights and a whole beef fillet, vacuum packed for only TSh 4000 ($3). The rain came down hard, ...

Muzungu in the mist......Gorillas..., Kigali, Rwanda via Uganda to Mwanza, Tanzania travel blog

Muzungu in the mist......Gorillas...

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... 14 amazing hours with the chimps back at Kibale, Uganda, had bag stolen in Kampala..arrgghh, bus over border into Tanzania, cross lake Victoria on very old colonial overnight ferry, arrive Mwanza for safari.... Nitty Gritty: Having collected Hilary ...

Salaam Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Salaam Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by irax

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... ), my long blonde wig and makeup came in really useful here! One thing i've noticed about people in the service industry in Tanzania is that they're all as miserable as sin, including the cafeteria staff at the YWCA. I think smiling would crack their ...

Dive number 30, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Dive number 30

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Day 4 - Water shortage in high camp, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania travel blog

Day 4 - Water shortage in high camp

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Another day in moonscape type landscape. A few ups and downs with clouds for the first few hours. We got a few clear moments later in the day and some cool moments when the clouds rose up from below us and the valley floor. We ...

Weekend in Zanzibar Darling, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Weekend in Zanzibar Darling

A travel blog entry by hess

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... a night there before heading back to the airport, where I had spent over 2 hours the previous day waiting to get a visa to enter Tanzania, to meet Meg. It was brilliant to see her and catch up on all the gossip and what's being going on..wedding plans, ...

Moshi and Me for a Month, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Moshi and Me for a Month

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... is poverty.  The fact that a place like Ethiopia seems more desperate shouldn't make me feel like the suffering in a place like Tanzania is more acceptable just because it is a tiny bit better.   Yesterday, Michelle, George, Frank, John, and I ...

A Night in Karonga, Karonga, Malawi travel blog

A Night in Karonga

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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I slept three hours Sunday morning and woke to catch the bus out of Nkhata Bay. I didn't say goodbye to anyone except the staff at Kupenja. Please forgive me, y'all. I took a mini-bus first to Mzuzu, got some cash out of the ATM, and got on another ...

Zanzibar!, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... our journey onward to the breathtaking island of Zanzibar. In this county a real journey, one that will involve many steps. But one thing remains similar, it starts early. More ...

Contrast, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Contrast

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... fisherman existence. It would have been an idyllic destination if not for the 'resorts' that separate the small village from the beach and rocky shores with walls and gates. more ...

Into the Deep, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Into the Deep

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... not full service Thailand. Not that it really matters, but with the poch prices of the resorts and the steep fee for the dive you would expect nothing but the best service. More on http://www.travelbysuitcases.com/journey/amazing-safari-tanzania ...

Northern Road Trip 1, Nakonde, Zambia travel blog

Northern Road Trip 1

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... As a general rule border towns are lousy places, but Nakonde must rank among the worst. The frontier between Zambia and Tanzania is an open one, established decades ago to facilitate trade between two of Africa's most peaceful countries. Locals pass ...

Kili Trek - Day 7, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Kili Trek - Day 7

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... more human now! The Kili experience is now over, one of the seven summits is ticked off the list and conquered. A four day Safari starts tomorrow which should be a good way to end my time in Tanzania , certainly more relaxing than the Kili ...

Day 1 - A day at the zoo!, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania travel blog

Day 1 - A day at the zoo!

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Busy morning before leaving - ATM, internet and a restock on toiletries - $12 for a stick of Right Guard! It will save other people on experiencing my smelly pits though. I was very careful to check on the other participant's nationalities. 2 Dutch I ...

Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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Hi Guys, It's time to tell you about the second half of our safari, in Tanzania. Same truck with the same people but we have added another truck with a smaller group that has been on the road longer and does not really want to associate with us much. ...

Sleepless in Serengeti.....campsite lion taming..., Mwanza to Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Sleepless in Serengeti.....campsite lion taming...

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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Quote: 'The soul of a journey is liberty' Hazzlit Abstract: Safari in the Serengeti and Ngorogoro, Tanzania, the most amazing density of animals and birds, absolutely breathtaking, highlights, 12 Cheetahs including a chase and a kill, 7 Leopard with 2 ...

Goujons of goujons, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Goujons of goujons

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Bus journeys to the East. Hold On!, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Bus journeys to the East. Hold On!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Lake Manyara - Pelican City, Lake Manyara, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Manyara - Pelican City

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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7 day on Mount Kilimanjaro- Heaven and Hell, MT Kilimanjaro, Tanzania travel blog

7 day on Mount Kilimanjaro- Heaven and Hell

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Before I begin this story, I would like to thank the amazing people I meet and shared this hike with. Without our fearless leader " Freddie", our assistant guides, the strength/patience/compassion of all involved.....it would not have been possible. We ...

Good bye Dar, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Good bye Dar

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... I sit in the glass rooms, trying to see though to the other side. I hear Afrikaans accents complaining, mentioning how 'black' Tanzania is, how even though the ladies are beautiful it simply wouldn't do to have them as anything but a servant - unpaid if ...

Safari (4 days), Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safari (4 days)

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 1 - Tarangire national park The first stop on the Safari was the Tarangire national park, after a long drive from Moshi via Arusha we arrived at the gate. We were in a cool Toyota safari land cruiser with two flaps on the roof ...

Tarangire - 2 months on the road, Tarangire, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire - 2 months on the road

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... none stop and each park did have its own unique features. I guess it could be called a sampler of 4 of the major parks in Tanzania and I'm glad for my first time I did it that way, although it did feel rushed. Now I know the ropes I'd probably ...

"Born to be Wild...."

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... I was born to be wild...." I'm imagining you all singing along now so get into the spirit :-) She Said: "Jambo" from Tanzania and WOW!!! The beauty of this trip has been the incredible diversity of experience and our Safari just took everything to ...

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