Travel Blogs from Tanzania

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Orphanage, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Orphanage

A travel blog entry by hayleyford

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After a 6 hour drive to Arusha from Nairobi on the usual bumpy roads we set up camp for 3 days. The rest of the group (apart from me, Johnny and 2 others) are heading on a 3 trip to the Serengeti but unfortunately we couldn't afford this. Instead we have ...

Trip to south East Tanzania, Mbeya, Tanzania travel blog

Trip to south East Tanzania

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... to be usual, we saw giraffes, zebras and elephants. At this point I want to mention something about driving and bus travel here in Tanzania. First of all, driving is on the left hand side, like UK and some others. There are heaps of bus companies, all ...

Trip to south East Tanzania, Mbeya, Tanzania travel blog

Trip to south East Tanzania

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... to be usual, we saw giraffes, zebras and elephants. At this point I want to mention something about driving and bus travel here in Tanzania. First of all, driving is on the left hand side, like UK and some others. There are heaps of bus companies, all ...

Girls week out on the Spice Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Girls week out on the Spice Island

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... plane didn't fare too badly on the take off or across the stretch of water between the island and the mainland. However, once we were over Tanzania again, the turbulence kicked in and put me right on the edge of my seat. I was not ready to die. As you can ...

Peace Corps, Nylolo, Tanzania travel blog

Peace Corps

A travel blog entry by longwalktour

... at the end of their terms, having 5 out of 24 months left. The larger one was the new comers who had been in Tanzania for about 5 months. The stories going around were priceless. All of those clashes of culture, of paradigm, often illicits that certain ...

On safari, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

On safari

A travel blog entry by wallyandchris

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We all rose relatively early to pack up and get organized to go on safari.  Breakfast at the hotel was included.  We headed out right on schedule.  Arusha is different and a great point to start a safari but I would not want to stay for long. We ...

Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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We arrived at the ferry terminal in Dar es Salaam at about 6.30 in the morning by tuk tuk (motorcycle taxi) from the railway station after which we were hustled into a ticket office while everyone else was queuing up outside. At first we ...

A cycle tour in the Usumbara Mountains, Lushoto, Tanzania travel blog

A cycle tour in the Usumbara Mountains

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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... the night before) and Mark headed off on a walk up to one of the local viewing points passed a farm selling local cheese and home made bread where he lunched. The Usumbaras were definitely one of our highlights (alongside Zanzibar) in Tanzania.  ...

Our last stop, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Our last stop

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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... for going to Arusha was because we wanted to climb Mount Meru, an extinct Volcanic mountain 4500metres high (2nd highest in Tanzania, 5th highest in Africa). Kilimanjaro was not far away but we'd decided against doing this primarily because of expense ...

Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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We woke early as we had a long day ahead as we were off to the Serengeti National Park but wanted to make a stop at the Ngorongoro Crater. We had been in two minds as we had heard some bad reports that the crater was like a zoo and that there were so ...

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