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Tanzania Summary, Songwe Bridge, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania Summary

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Distance travelled so far - 9665km (equivalent of New York to Istanbul) In Tanzania - 3420km (equivalent of London to Cairo) Tanzania Summary Useful Swahili (phonetic - as with all Bantu languages, the 'e' at the end of words is pronounced ...

Serengeti, Seronera, Serengeti, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Day the Thirty-ninth - in which we see a bat-eared fox, and break out the tent. ~~~~~~~~~~ Up at 7.30 to meet our guide and driver, Ben. We turned out not to be completely alone as he brought his sister [?] Lucy along too. He asked if we minded, we ...

The Pride devours the Buffallo, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Pride devours the Buffallo

A travel blog entry by myjob

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The Ngorongoro Crater is located within the National Park and is 20km's wide, making it one of the worlds largest craters. The Crater provides a permanent water source and grass lands, hence the abundance of herds. Ngorongoro is shared between the Local ...

Security don't like water - internationally, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Security don't like water - internationally

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... staff man looked at me and asked; "Which Kilimanjaro?" Which Kilimanjaro? How many were there..... 'Kilimanjaro Airport, near Arusha, Tanzania' "Yes, but which Kilimanjaro flight?" he replied 'Urm, the one leaving in 30 minutes, this evening.' ...

Bye Bye Zanzibar., Stonetown, Tanzania travel blog

Bye Bye Zanzibar.

A travel blog entry by irax

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Before leaving Zanzibar I decided to stop in Stonetown for a couple of days, Afterall, why leave a little bit of paradise sooner than you have to. Stonetown's a great place, I loved the atmosphere of the town as you wander around streets which are ...

Safari sorted!, Mwanza, Tanzania travel blog

Safari sorted!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... like drowned egg. In need of money, our next stop was the bank to change a travellers cheque. As became a common problem in Tanzania and other places, they asked for the receipt to photocopy. First off, I'm not so happy handing that over anyway, and ...

Kendwa, Zanzibar, Kendwa, Tanzania travel blog

Kendwa, Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas... Sept 18, Kendwa, Zanzibar All the Muslim girls turned to Lance and shouted at once:"No!” in an angry voice... About 20 of them had just ran to the beach, each with some bag and started collecting sand... a sight that ...

Not so funny for Peggy, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

Not so funny for Peggy

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas… Sep 11, Ushongo, Not so funny for Peggy ! "What is the best protection against mosquitoes? -Peggy! Shouts Tristan without hesitation. Seeing our look, he adds: “It is true! The first night here, there were 25 ...

Kilimanjaro 3, by Roman, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro 3, by Roman

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Kilimanjaro 3 Day 4: The Longest Day            Future celebrity, this signature will be worth millions… I glance one last time at the triangle formed by our scribbles on the ceiling of our room, ...

Zanzibar - (With Lots Of Rain)., Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar - (With Lots Of Rain).

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... didn't take visa for payment of meals etc. and there were no AT M's outside of Stone Town. We had to carefully count out our Tanzania shillings and US dollars to be able to budget to eat! We had a late lunch then went for a walk around the very poor ...

Ushongo, near Pangani, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

Ushongo, near Pangani

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas…. September 7th, Ushongo, near Pangani With the sounds of the waves crashing nearby or the songs of hundreds of small birds hidden in the coconut trees, it is hard to imagine the rat race or the work place in other parts ...

Talks at the AICC, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Talks at the AICC

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Coffee shops and Ice Cream, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Coffee shops and Ice Cream

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... 6am. I needed to be sure that if everything else failed, I would still have time to get to the airport. My time in Tanzania was done. Checking out I woke up the Kindoroko attendant. No receipt was offered today as I struggled in to the taxi. 5:50am. ...

Africa Wilderness - Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Africa Wilderness - Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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The first thing we noticed about the Ngorongoro Crater is the cold. The Crater Lodge is perched on the top of the rim at a height of 2,200 metres (7,200 feet) and several layers of clothing are required at night. We have log fire blazing away in our ...

The magical streets of Stone Town, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

The magical streets of Stone Town

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... you. Zanzibar is a center of Swahili culture, a mix of African, Arab, and Indian influences.  The island, although part of Tanzania, is proud of its autonomy and puts a stamp in your passport.  The sultan of Oman, who ruled most of the east ...

The journey south, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

The journey south

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Tomorrow we head south to Malawi, but I just wanted to leave a short message about Internet. The Internet in Malawi seems to be either non-existent or very expensive (up to $10 an hour).  So we probably won't be using it, and we most likely ...

Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas... Aug 24, Arusha Rotating her corn cobs on a make shift fire, this Tanzanian woman seems to have all the time in the world... she bites slowly into one of the roasted piece and peace seems to inhabit her mind... how much ...

Eating out in Impala, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Eating out in Impala

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Eating Indian food in a hotel called the Impala in Arusha Tanzania has to be one of the funniest things. But damn, it was good. As was the company. A mass of biologists from many different countries, and there was Guinness ...

Baobabs, Boulders, Baboons and Big trucks, Iringa, Tanzania travel blog

Baobabs, Boulders, Baboons and Big trucks

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas... We stayed at old Farm house, 50kms from Iringa Sept 22, Baobabs, Boulders, Baboons and Big trucks....toward Iringa Days go by but certainly do not resemble each other. If the campsite in Mikumi was not to my liking, the one ...

Arusha National Park, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha National Park

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas... Aug 26, Arusha National Park Sitting on our small porch, dipping my brioche type bread into the local café au lait and looking at the beautiful green leaves of all these trees that are in front of us, it is a bit easier ...

Dar's northern beaches, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar's northern beaches

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas.... Sept 1, Dar Es Salaam, Northern beaches We tried to go to the beach nearby and could not find a public entrance because there are hotels lining it... luckily, after a long conversation, one hotel let us pass trough ...

Fear and Loathing on the Mountain of God, Ol Doinyo Lengai - The Mountain of God, Tanzania travel blog

Fear and Loathing on the Mountain of God

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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On the third day of the safari, we arrived at our campsite near Ol Doinyo Lengai, which means "mountain of God" in the Maasai language.  Looking at it for the first time, one can understand why they choose this name.  It is an active volcano ...

Kilimanjaro 2, by Roman, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro 2, by Roman

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Kilimanjaro 2, by Roman 'Blaaaah! At least we brought our own foods too, that bread infection is to kill us!' Still spiting, I attempt to loose the revolting taste in a gulp of juice. Checker’s Choice, multi-fruit mix I read on the carton. Who the ...

Last days in Ushongo; derniers jours, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

Last days in Ushongo; derniers jours

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Version traduite plus bas… Sept 13, Last days in Ushongo Walking on the beach at night, with the light of the full moon, I dare not think of the hundreds of crabs running around and I try to believe that they know I am here, just from the ...

Stonetown, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania travel blog

Stonetown, Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite partiellement plus bas... Sept 20, Stonetown, Zanzibar Lance and Roman went via a dalla dalla (local bus full of people) to Stonetown and then, it was Peggy and Tristan's turn to visit the "big" city of Zanzibar, while Duncan stayed ...

A Man, his Money, and a Master, Border, Tanzania travel blog

A Man, his Money, and a Master

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... beat, at least get beat by professionals. That was about the only consolation I could give myself as I walked into Malawi from Tanzania a poorer man. Math annoys me. This is mostly due to sheer incompetence on my part when it comes to any number ...

Kilimanjaro 4, by Roman, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro 4, by Roman

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Kilimanjaro 4 'Okay, I think I feel a bit better,' he announces. He head off again, and curiously for a minute, I have the feeling that my brother vomited for the two of us, because my nausea has momentarily vanished. ...

Dar Es Salaam centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar Es Salaam centre

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... announces a guy in the middle of Swahili sentences... all we could understand after that were the repeating words “Miss Tanzania”... “Ocean view hotel”... “2011”.... the rest sounded like gibberish to us... anyhow... by ...

8 Days of relaxing in Zanzibar, Paje, Tanzania travel blog

8 Days of relaxing in Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Prior to my arrival, I had big plans to explore the island. After I arrived at Paje, I decided to explore a smaller area and get to know this sleepy village. I say sleepy, only because its not Kite season. In Kite season, the beach is packed with ...

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 ...

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