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Zanzibar, Pemba and Tanga, Tanga, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar, Pemba and Tanga

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... only Mzungus on board. Saturday 9th I met two politicians on the ferry, who were coming to Pemba to celebrate 'UHURU', Tanzania's Independence Day.  I asked them about the police checkpoints on Zanzibar, and to my surprise they told me they were ...

The Cradle of Civilization, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Cradle of Civilization

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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The next morning we awoke to very cool air which seemed to invigorate our group after being cooked in the african heat for the past 35 days. With excitement and morning warmup stretches we jumped in the land cruisers excited to see if our luck continues ...

Zebra's, wildebeests, elephants, waterbuck and ..., Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Zebra's, wildebeests, elephants, waterbuck and ...

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Tarangire National Park is SE of Lake Manyara and wraps around the Tarangire River. Due to the river, Tarangire has a very large population of animals during the dry season. This makes it nice, as you do not have to follow the herds. We spotted Zebra's ( ...

TAZARA train to Mbeya, Mbeya, Tanzania travel blog

TAZARA train to Mbeya

A travel blog entry by izzie

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When we lost our innocence, Mbeya, Tanzania travel blog

When we lost our innocence

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... police, but they couldn't have helped us and the place was tainted for us now.  Both of us wanted to get out of Tanzania.  We got on the bus.  We had 12 hours to process the loss of our backpacks, and all the cheap but extremely ...

Land of the long greetings, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

Land of the long greetings

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... us away from the tiring paradox of idleness and activity that is Arusha and out into the rich and varied scenery of Tanzania's Northern Highlands.  For a while we can see the solitary splendour of Mount Kilimanjaro, challenging us to climb it.  ...

Baby food #2, Pemba, Tanzania travel blog

Baby food #2

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Serengeti Scenes & Ngorongoro Crater., Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti Scenes & Ngorongoro Crater.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... and found them to be a party of ten plastic surgeons, theatre nurses and anesthetists who had volunteered two weeks work in Tanzania rebuilding the faces if Tanzanians born with cleft palates. When chatting to them we found that several of them knew the ...

The Cast and Crew of the Big Brother Truck, Iringa, Tanzania travel blog

The Cast and Crew of the Big Brother Truck

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... on the beachfront camp site in Dar es Salaam it was time for our longest drive yet (about 11 hours) to southern Tanzania. Seems like a good opportunity to introduce you to my fellow passengers: Swiss Susy The only passenger my age! Lives in Basel ...

News Of luggage.... And The Tazara Train To Catch., Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

News Of luggage.... And The Tazara Train To Catch.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... worst places in the world currently for malaria! This train trip is called the Tazara Railway and travels from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia. One never knows how long the trip is going to take, as it is famous for delays. ...

Zanzibar!!!!, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar!!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... beach at Nunwgi with the group. We will be heading back to Stonetown tomorrow for the afternoon before heading back to mainland Tanzania to continue the adventure. We walked the markets again buying a few souvenirs thanks to the bartering powers of Kim, ...

The Stunning Seregeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

The Stunning Seregeti

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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We are back on dry land and moving towards Arusha after an uneventful ferry ride. The stop for the night will be at "Snake Park", a working snake bite clinic, animal rehab centre and campsite. On the way to the Snake park we started to get views of the ...

To Arusha (with kindness of strangers)., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

To Arusha (with kindness of strangers).

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... drive like a maniac. We had a six hour journey (it was supposed to be four) from Nairobi airport to Arusha in Tanzania. We weren't able to sit together with Heather scoring a fully veiled young Muslim Mum, with a fractious and fidgety child to share ...

A glimpse of Kili, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

A glimpse of Kili

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Moshi is the starting point for almost all treks up Kilimanjaro.  Mt. Kilimanjaro, in case you were not aware, is the tallest in Africa, and its top is flat.  It's a strange mountain, and early explorers were astonished to see snow so ...

A little spice, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

A little spice

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Zanzibar Even if you have no idea where it is or why it's famous, you've surely heard of it.  I hope very much the first time you heard of it was not in a Jack Black/Tenacious D song.  Everybody's heard of it.  Everybody wants to see ...

TOUTzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

TOUTzania

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Arusha is either the place to go or the place to avoid in Tanzania.  Fellow travellers, guide books, and other hearsay told us we were in for a case of serious touting.  Crossing the border we had a little taste of this trickery.  The ...

Professional hunters know how to eat, Ngorongoro, Tanzania travel blog

Professional hunters know how to eat

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Monthly Thoughts from Dennis, Nungwi, Tanzania travel blog

Monthly Thoughts from Dennis

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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Two months down now, and still five to go. We're definitely getting used to living on the road now, though there have been a lot of annoying things that we’ve had to deal with this last month.  Trying to apply for an international ...

First sighting of Kili, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

First sighting of Kili

A travel blog entry by itsem

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We left Nairobi by a crowded mini bus with Bron and headed closer towards the mountain. At the border you hand in your exit card, and wait around.  The hawkers were quite aggressive, including putting bracelets on me so we hid inside and waited for ...

Kili Trek - Day 5, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Kili Trek - Day 5

A travel blog entry by christosp

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A short day today, only a 2.5 hour trek from Karanga camp to Barafu camp at 4700m. We arrived in camp at midday , had some lunch and went to bed for a few hours. When I woke up heavy snow started to fall and covered camp, I suppose it's better than ...

Tanzania is Stripey!!!, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania is Stripey!!!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... the relaxation but unfortunately we must leave this afternoon. After our brief re-visit to Kenya, we headed pretty quickly to Tanzania, stopping only for a couple of hours at a town where they mine and carve soapstone and where we spent lots of money ...

Dilly-Dally to Mwanza, Kahama, Tanzania travel blog

Dilly-Dally to Mwanza

A travel blog entry by izzie

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I would set this as Map pin only, except I have a photo up - I'll move it later. For now go here for the ...

Dilly-Dally No 2 to Mwanza, Shinyanga, Tanzania travel blog

Dilly-Dally No 2 to Mwanza

A travel blog entry by izzie

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I would set this as Map pin only, except I have photos up - I'll move them later. For now go here for the ...

Mwanza Dumps, Mwanza, Tanzania travel blog

Mwanza Dumps

A travel blog entry by irax

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... there(myself included)). What did I do to deserve this? Thankfully 2 of them were only travelling a short distance. Then into Tanzania, things improved slightly. Myself and a new friend managed to get the, comfortable, front seats of a minibus to ...

Harry Potter!, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Harry Potter!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Place of Peace, Marangu, Tanzania travel blog

Place of Peace

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Birds, caves and waterfalls, Marangu, Tanzania travel blog

Birds, caves and waterfalls

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Izzie the ditz, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Izzie the ditz

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by dcm

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Sorry, we're full, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Sorry, we're full

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... to find a place, a cheap place, that they collapsed with joy.  All I have to say is this: don't come to Tanzania during high season.  The only place we could discover for dinner was the Jambo Inn, which had rejected us for housing but ...

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