Travel Blogs from Tanzania

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Loose Ends, Mwanza, Tanzania travel blog

Loose Ends

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling


... that selling her body was the only way to survive. Unfortunately she became pregnant and contracted HIV.  When I left Tanzania last year, Lucy’s son Adamu was living at the Forever Angels Baby Orphanage, and Lawreen was desperately trying to ...

Day Seven, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Day Seven

A travel blog entry by bschaknowski


We woke early to start our drive and discovered that we had some new friends in our camp... a family of elephants. Now bear in mind that we were on the crater rim so how they got up there was well beyond me.   We ate breakfast, loaded the trucks, ...

The Bribe, Tengeru, Tanzania travel blog

The Bribe

A travel blog entry by travelmonster


Did I get any sleep on the plane last night - that'd be a NO. Accumulated dozing probably amounted to around an hour - it was a really bumpy flight - which reminded me just how much I hate flying. We fly at regular intervals throughout the year, but ...

Bobler under vann, Matemwe, Tanzania travel blog

Bobler under vann

A travel blog entry by familienvogt


Dette var dagen for dykkerkurset "Experience Scuba Diving" for Christoffer og Benjamin, oppfriskningsdykk i basseng for André og Ingebjørg. Som det skulle vise seg, var dette samme opplegget for alle sammen. Det passet jo fint. Kurset var ikke før kl. ...

Day Forty Four, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Day Forty Four

A travel blog entry by embelina

We get up at 7, I don't have any breakfast as it's coach day again. Ben's there to take us to the bus stop. I ask Ben if I can take a photo of him before we leave – he's in proper safari gear today so he looks really cool – he's very smiley ...

Geography of Bliss, Mwanza, Tanzania travel blog

Geography of Bliss

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling


... Weiner, who searches for the world's happiest places as well as a society's sources of happiness. According to multiple studies, Tanzania, riddled with poverty, ranks as one of the world's unhappiest places. When reading the book, I could not help but ...

Serengeti Beauty, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti Beauty

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels


After spending the day at Lake Manyara, we were dirty and tired, and we were apprehensive about our lodging for the night. Our bed and breakfast in Moshi was pretty awful (getting an electric shock when you turned on the shower is NOT a good sign), and ...

"Somebody Spoke and I Went Into a Dream"

A travel blog entry by sprflycat


The title of this entry was taken from "A Day In The Life" by The Beatles. That's exactly what this update is about. Taking you through a regular day in Africa for me. 7:00am -7:30am - I wake up to the sounds of volunteers trudging through my room ...

Habari za Safari?, Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Habari za Safari?

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling


... when animals were one of my favorite things and I believed the world was an extraordinary place.   Before leaving for Tanzania, I signed up for a 5 day/ 4 night camping safari to Lake Manyara, the Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater.  Since I am ...

life is good in zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

life is good in zanzibar

A travel blog entry by christina_lam


So here's what we did today!! Hot and sunny and super muggy!! had a late breakfast of toast & homemade mango jam, and fruit salad with yogurt and muesli that had fresh mangoes, watermelon, bananas and pineapple and fresh african coffee.  then we ...

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