Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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TIA, Kimundo, Tanzania travel blog

TIA

A travel blog entry by shumphlett

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This is Africa... A few TIA moments... Simon (5 yrs old) and his sister Regina (3 yrs old ) attend our school.  They live with their grandparents, some cousins and aunts.  Neither Simon nor Regina were at school one day.   We later ...

Stuck in Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Stuck in Arusha

A travel blog entry by daveistrad

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Sitting in an internet cafe in Arusha, by myself, waiting for a friend to show up.  Kind of a long story how I got here.  Last night stayed with a local Tanzanian doctor and his family.  Very interesting.  Will write about it later ...

Cooking on Gassss!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Cooking on Gassss!

A travel blog entry by bamberd

... is breath taking and with sleep/ipod/read/stare out of window, the time seems to go quite fast. The first days drive to Arusha in Tanzania took about 10 hours so we got there early evening and had to set up camp for the first time. Just as mine and ...

Traditional Masai goat killing, Engaruka, Tanzania travel blog

Traditional Masai goat killing

A travel blog entry by heyco

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February 22 - I watched the killing by suffocation, blood drinking and butchering in a traditional Masai manner. If you do not want to read or view this album because the nature of the material might upset you, please move on to the next album. This ...

Travel day from hell, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Travel day from hell

A travel blog entry by doubled

... it was 4:30am and thank goodness someone was waiting for us to drive us to the next portion of the journey, a 5 hour bus ride to Arusha, Tanzania, the jumping off point for the safari. When we got to Aruha, we had lunch at a hotel, met our driver-guide ...

Safari!!!!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safari!!!!

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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       Today we went on a Safari. There were 2 vans, mine was all us newbies who have never been on a Safari before. It was awesome! We went to a place called Lake Manyara where the main draws are birds, especially ...

Day 1: Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Day 1: Arusha

A travel blog entry by helentob

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... Overseas, especially as its so cheap. A 3-bedroom house costs $300 to rent for a month, for everyone! Anyway, he took us around Arusha, to see the Market, which is amazing! It's massive, huge piles of sardines and spices, and loads of fruit. There's a ...

Party Time, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Party Time

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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   Today was the Arusha Project Craft Fair that the project puts on once every program. They invite people from our organizations to come and sell crafts early in the afternoon. Then at 6pm they serve dinner to everyone who is invited, over 100 ...

Serengeti Safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti Safari

A travel blog entry by marqual

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From Nairobi, we headed south into Maasi country of southern Kenya, northern Tanzania. The Maasi are mostly sheep & goat herdsman who wear bright red plaid blankets. Sometimes you see boys that are less than 10 years old with a herd of 20 or so cattle ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by fragglerock

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Head off the next day for Arusha - Tanzania. Was delighted to find out that Irish people do not have to pay for a visa - saving of $50. Once in Arusha I spend about half an hour trying to get a ATM machine to accept my card - the Barclays ATM was broken ...

The Bribe, Tengeru, Tanzania travel blog

The Bribe

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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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 ...

Goodbye Visiwani, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Goodbye Visiwani

A travel blog entry by ccinafrica

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... are such sweet people and we were very happy, we stayed there as we now have got two new friends. We took a luxury bus from Arusha to Dar-es-salaam, which took about 9 hours. We got a daladala (local minibus) from the bus station to the city ...

Arrival, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by txoilgas

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First time in a country is always interesting. So many things the same yet so many things ...

end Feb Arusha, Still Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

end Feb Arusha

A travel blog entry by byebyebuckeys

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Hi Everyone Could not get into this last Friday. Have had a great 2 weeks. Been to a wedding, actually double wedding. The ceremony was very traditional, although the bride was dressed like an Aussie bride. After that we went to the reception!!!. A bit ...

Kondoa Market, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kondoa Market

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher

While every market has been interesting, the last few have been especially so. Today I needed to pick up some fruit for lunch, and something to spruce up tonight's curry. We took a brief side tour to the small town of Kondoa, not expecting much. My first ...

To the Summit of Africa, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

To the Summit of Africa

A travel blog entry by tychii

... fill you in on some of the details in a later entry, but for now, we just want to tell you that we have arrived in Arusha, the put-in point for the ascension of the great mt. Kilimanjaro, and we leave... this morning!! We are taking the Machame route ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by pugsly2002

Today was a long, long 15 hour drive to get to Arusha. Teh scenery on the drive was really ...

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 ...

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 ...

HIV Presentation, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

HIV Presentation

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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        Today Ben and I did an HIV presentation at a vocational school for Tamiha. They have no sex education or anything in thier schools here so they are eager for information. There are so many misconceptions here ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arusha ...

Grzimeks Erben, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania travel blog

Grzimeks Erben

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

Das letzte Highlight der Reise hatte es in sich! Der Ngorongoro Krater, Ueberbleibsel einer Vulkan-Caldera ca 18*13km im Durchmesser und mit einer beeindruckenden Fauna ist echt supersehenswert. Ausser einigen nervoes guckenden Massai-Rindern, deren ...

So I hit him, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

So I hit him

A travel blog entry by mcompton

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... to enjoy it while I had it.  All this for about $13 - it was worth every penny (that's quite a bit for Tanzania!).   Wednesday I spent in the MondoChallenge office.  I had to share a LOT with Kate (we have two Kates here - both ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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... his one and only mate, so he sometimes stares at his reflection in the window. So sad..Today we went to Arusha national park in Tanzania, where we saw tons of cool animals. The things we saw were giraffes, baboons, black-and-white colobus monkeys, blue ...

Game drive thriller, the return of Priscilla ..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Game drive thriller, the return of Priscilla ...

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... hand to scare it. We met the truck at a lodge in town and had lunch and then set off to our final destination – Arusha.  It was another long drive and we finally arrived at about 5pm.  Pulling up, who should be waiting for us but ...

Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater National Parks!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater National Parks!

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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Christine and I have loved going to national parks throughout our relationship and I can't think of a park that is more world renowned than the Serengeti National Park. We spent 24 hours in this amazing park, camping in the wide-open plains, and game ...

About Teaching and the Safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

About Teaching and the Safari

A travel blog entry by riley_trottier

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... teachers go to university or college to upgrade their teaching degree. They are all female, and they explained to me that in Tanzania men never teach kids below the age of seven because they consider it to be childcare rather than teaching, and in ...

Cows, please, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Cows, please

A travel blog entry by cheeksmo

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Just wanted to talk a little bit about the Maasai people before I run out of time here. Tanzania has many, many Maasai. They live in round huts called boma, which are typically not used year round. they are nomadic and move depending on the season. ...

SAFARI SO-GOODY, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

SAFARI SO-GOODY

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

... ; ;           ; ;      Then it was back to Arusha with a great feeling of accomplishment.  BUT  there was present an equally strong feeling, if not stronger, and that ...

Safari Time!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Time!

A travel blog entry by sargeandwest

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... later we got to Arusha in one piece having bypassed the town of Moshi at the foot of Mount Kilomanjaro (the third reason why Tanzania is such an attraction). We would have loved to do the infamous Kilkmanjaro climb but for us it was a choice of either ...

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