Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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Back from safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Back from safari

A travel blog entry by sgarris


Hi again, We just returned from a 5 day safari to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengetti. I've never seen so many animals - best of all the giraffes! We even saw cheetas - and their kill - many lions - so close you felt like you could reach out and ...

Homestay....., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by caracapp3


... traveler so now you have dirrahea and you have to eat that much! They dont have pizza here but that is a representation of the tanzania food culture. After I eat dinner alone, how i said earlier she usually gets a bucket of water for me but as I learn ...

By 9pm my stomach was eating itself..., Kijenge Juu (Arusha), Tanzania travel blog

By 9pm my stomach was eating itself...

A travel blog entry by mcompton

... in some way, always overcrowded.  BUT - at least I can speak enough Kiswahili not to get ripped off in Tanzania!  Take that daladala!    We were dropped off into, surprise, another lovely village.  Norbert is the guy ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys


... out what most of the food was but drew the line at long pieces od cow gut boiled with bananas. Looked awful!.The next day the Tanzania rep for MondoChallenge came ans collected me from the house and took me to work. We walk then catch a dala dala. It is ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by izzie

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Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by izzie

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ahhhhh, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by caracapp3


... give a lecture. By that I mean we are all in a room on comfy patio furniture. We learned about the history of Tanzania. The bantu people arrived first followed by other tribes and then the Arabs. We learned about how the World Bank privatized different ...

Milestone 2 - Completed, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Milestone 2 - Completed

A travel blog entry by srossb1971


... campground.  There would be time for a quick bite, then back into the safari vans that would return us to Arusha (civilization) for the evening. Along the way, we passed Masai tribesmen bathing in pools of water along the roadside (interesting), ...

Hunting with BUSHMEN, Eyasi, Tanzania travel blog

Hunting with BUSHMEN

A travel blog entry by musiquest

Thur Sept 1 Bushmen pix: VERY early - 5am wake up to reach the bushmen just after sunrise around 6:15am. We walked FOREVER. It was mostly in soft sand of dry river (the river runs far below the ...

Welcome to the Jungle...ok Safari!!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle...ok Safari!!

A travel blog entry by thomasmb


... they were selling.  To get a sense of the soul of East Africa, you need to go to their national parks.  Tanzania has a number of them in the north of the country.  Tarangire, Ngorogor Crater, Lake Manyara, and of course the one that ...

Dirty day, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Dirty day

A travel blog entry by yaradutranoit


... bijgedragen heb! Na het verven zijn we op kosten van de organisatie gaan eten in een gezellig restaurantje op de weg naar Arusha. Daar hebben we dan ook plannen gemaakt om die avond iets te gaan drinken en eten. Natuurlijk moest ik dit nog bespreken met ...

Safari and Spice, Arusha/Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Safari and Spice

A travel blog entry by hyndman


... by a stampeding elephant, gored by a herd of buffalos ... almost. Our trip took us next to the town of Arusha in Northern Tanzania, the safari capital and the gateway to the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tanrangire and Arusha National Parks, and to the ...

Kilimanjaro hike..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro hike...

A travel blog entry by karanshark

Hello people! Sorry - in quite a rush right now, so not a very long entry...more detail later... To put a long story short - I failed to make it to the summit of Kili. Started at 1800 metres, got to the 4600 metre camp, then on the final trek to the ...

Tanzanian adventure!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzanian adventure!

A travel blog entry by icy_frosty


... Serengeti, the wild, an untamed land. It's a pretty accurate view when you consider all the national parks in Tanzania. Now when I say Arusha, the focal point of all Kilimanjaro, Meru and Safari expeditions what comes to mind? A Tourist town, filled ...

Last Entry, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Last Entry

A travel blog entry by riley_trottier

... of the others had). On the weekend we went to Kolo, which is a group of famous cave paintings in the northern part of Tanzania. The caves were great, the rest of the trip was suspect. Our driver turned out to have an expired, illegitimate, fake ...

Pictures from the last 2 weeks..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Pictures from the last 2 weeks...

A travel blog entry by karanshark


Going to put up as many pics for you guys as I can - enjoy! The internet here is really slow - the videos are taking forever...but I'm crossing my ...

First 2 wks March, Longido  Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

First 2 wks March

A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys


... staff are very good at the center though. On Wednesday I went to school with Baba. He is the finance man at the Arusha Intergratory primary school. The school is having some problems as the previous man ran away to Uganda with the schools money. Baba ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by izzie

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A not very African moment..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

A not very African moment...

A travel blog entry by lauraalice


so I am currently sat in a restaurant in arusha eating pizza....this is just a quick check in to let everyone know I am safe! will post more ...

I'm here!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

I'm here!

A travel blog entry by musiquest


Thur Aug 25 I'm here! pix: Today I brushed my teeth with tap water - a no-no for travelers, but there was no bottled water. I am still alive. At breakfast, I burned my hand on the milk - ...

DON'T PANIC!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by musiquest


Fri Aug 26 DON'T PANIC! pix: Whew - lots more walking! A beautiful day that never brought too much sun. I visited a remote mountain village where the mud huts are built to be like ...

4 buses:40 hours, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

4 buses:40 hours

A travel blog entry by catlangdon

... manner if I could ask the little girl next to me if he could have one of her peanuts. After an hour we hitched our way to Arusha .Finally arriving after 40 hours and 4 buses. Found ourselves a room and food and we were all dandy. Now going to spend a few ...

Pole-Pole, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

... people often arrive an hour late for m eetings. So it was raining this morning when we set off for placement. We got a ride in the Arusha Project van part way. When we got to where we were supposed to meet the director he wasn't there so we went to a ...

Safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by jmckerricher

A three day break in Arusha was timely for everyone on the trip. This marks the halfway point as far as days are concerned (not quite halfway with regards to distance, but that doesn't really concern me). I took the opportunity to go out on a one and a ...

Lost in Translation, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Lost in Translation

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

... had fruit and mendazi, which is kind of like a donut but not as sweet, instead of toast and fruit. Aftr lunch we visited a few women that have recieved micro-finance loans through the Arusha Project, part of our fee to come here goes towards that ...

Day 3: Achmed, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Day 3: Achmed

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

... throughout Africa, the love of a good Muslim woman lead to a settling down, a name change and the birth of Base Camp Tanzania Safaris. He's our first port of call as we are chauffeured to his office.   Through painstaking pre-trip research I have ...

Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by mapoirat

Still the ...

Long day of driving, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Long day of driving

A travel blog entry by caralyn


We crossed from Kenya to Tanzania today.  It was a long drive (about 6 hours).  Chris got to see his Zebras, it was the first animal we saw (besides the donkeys which we kept thinking were something much more exotic =) ).  Got to know our ...

Kilimanjaro - The Full Story, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro - The Full Story

A travel blog entry by zanziben

... , the tallest in Africa, and one of the tallest volcanoes in the world. Pretty big. We started in Moshi in Northern Tanzania. Moshi is officially the most sponsored place in the world. Almost every road sign, landmark sign, public amenity has some form ...

Catering in Africa, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Catering in Africa

A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys


Hi Everyone, Well my life here is very hectic! Will try and describe it. Apologies for no entries but Mama caters and every weekend we cater for 400 people or 120 or 90!!! All food prepared on the day. She then takes it to the venue and we all serve. She ...

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