Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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Hangin with the locals, Kimundo, Tanzania travel blog

Hangin with the locals

A travel blog entry by shumphlett

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... and a few of the neighbor children came up to the house.  It was the Thursday before Easter and a holiday here in Tanzania.  Little Calvin, from down the street showed up in his suit and we assumed he had come from church.  Several hours ...

Feels Like Home, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Feels Like Home

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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I went on home visits in USA River with Tamiha today. The Dala Dala ride home was interesting, at least the first one I took was. The people sitting in my row spoke perfect English and were having a conversation in English when I got on. First they were ...

I need a holiday!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

I need a holiday!

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

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Unsurprisingly, our final morning dawned with glorious blue skies and the sun shining on all the freshly fallen snow atop the mountain! It was hard to believe the difference in conditions from just 24 hours previously. Once we had finished breakfast, all ...

Luci's folks are visiting, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Luci's folks are visiting

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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Arusha and Moshi are typical African towns, with not very much in the line of tourist attractions, but we managed to go a great coffee tour taking your from plant to cup of coffee. Luci's folks came out from Aussie to join us for two weeks of African ...

Arusha Day 1, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha Day 1

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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We finally got to Arusha today after more tavelling including a ten hour flight with a crying baby and a woman asking me to carry her kid down the stairs. We are sooooo tired of travelling. Valerie, the project leahere, bought us all a coke on the way to ...

Tanzania - Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania - Arusha

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... case I went through all pictures and tried to memorize at least basic information related to the history of Tanzania. After I finished in the Arusha Declaration Museum I started walking towards the Natural History Museum “Boma”. Luckily I met ...

Sleeping With Africa's Most Venemous Snakes, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Sleeping With Africa's Most Venemous Snakes

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

... In Arusha, we stayed at a snake park. It had the most amazing clinic – run by 2 local nurses, they see all the snake bites for the whole of Tanzania and are responsible for producing and administering the anti-venom. Apparently, no one has died ...

Shopping!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Shopping!

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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         We got up and went to Tamiha where a few people gave a presentation on computers to the secondary school students that the organization sponsors, they have never had any access to computers! Melody and I ...

Church and others, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Church and others

A travel blog entry by riley_trottier

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... It was a Catholic church I believe, and I have since discovered the local Anglican church (which apparently is the biggest one in Arusha) and will attending church there next week. Besides that, I have been a bit homesick this past week, and though I ...

The Serengeti - I am in

The Serengeti - I am in "The Lion King"

A travel blog entry by doubled

The Serengeti...All I have to say is WOW. What a large expanse of land for as far as the eye can see with what seems like nothing but is teaming with all sorts of wildlife. We begin our first day in the Serengeti at 8:30am, as do most other people ...

Finally on our way., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Finally on our way.

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... looks out at the Usa River at the back. Apparently it was used by the German head of state on a recent tour to Tanzania. The house is beautifully decked out and one thing that particularly stood out was the painting of an African tribesman on the wall. ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by heyco

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... does still take place in some areas. The next morning we packed our tents for the last time, had breakfast and headed into Arusha where we dropped off members of our group. Dave and Brad were dropped at a hotel where they were meeting others who were ...

An Amazing 4 days!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

An Amazing 4 days!

A travel blog entry by trio

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... up having a brilliant time in a national park that is full of wildlife. The four days started with a drive from Moshe town to Arusha national park. Once we arrived at the national parks first gate we got out payed and headed down to the second gate and ...

I got through!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

I got through!

A travel blog entry by samira_steve

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... , I was suppose to use cabbage! :( It was an interesting coleslaw! From Snake park, the following morning we headed to Tanzania, crossing the border into the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. And as you know this is just the begining ...

Teacher Teacher!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Teacher Teacher!

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... school is technically a private school but nothing like a private school in the UK. It's ranked number 13 in the whole of Tanzania which is really scary when you see the teaching standard. They have almost no resources - the kids spend half of each ...

First Day of Placement, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

First Day of Placement

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

        We went to our placements today. i got switched from my original placement because they had a lot of vounteers from another organization. So four of us went to a place called TAMIHA today. The organization is ...

Stone Town to Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Stone Town to Arusha

A travel blog entry by supersazza

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... boarded the 11 seater plane, and not only was it really bumpy, the "45 minute flight" ended up taking 85 minutes to get to Arusha.  On arrival in Arusha, Jenny collapsed as she exited the plane and this was the start of a 48 hour nightmare stint ...

Reptile Mania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Reptile Mania

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

    Placement was disorganized today because Crispin is out of town until Thursday and nobody really knew what wa going on. So me and another volunteer, Max, tried to teach a little English and planted some seeds in the garden. ...

Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha

A travel blog entry by supersazza

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... ;cubs, zebra and wildebeest, ostrich, then lucky to spot yet another cheetah. In the afternoon we returned to the campsite in Arusha, and in the evening had a fancy dress dinner.  As you can see in the photo, the colourful Masai blankets ...

Laundry Day, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Laundry Day

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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        We were supposed to take 3 kids to the clinic today, 2 to get HIV tested and one to get a CD4 count. 2 of the kids couldn't come because someone the mother knew passed away so they were busy. So me and 2 girls ...

pictures from safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

pictures from safari

A travel blog entry by sgarris

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I'm back at Uhuru and have internet connection again so I'll download the pictures of safari. I'm sitting next to a couple from Sweden who are also in TZ doing mission work/projects - small ...

Warriors From The East. Rastafari!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Warriors From The East. Rastafari!

A travel blog entry by rachrachk

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... again and as he was leaving ran into Adam, who was going to interview a local band. The kicker? They are a super awesome, Tanzania Music Award-winning reggae band, and he was going to their recording studio. Sweet. I'm down to tag along for some sick ...

Land of improvising, Kimundo, Tanzania travel blog

Land of improvising

A travel blog entry by shumphlett

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... is helping him take a month long driving class so that he may be able to pick up so work driving taxis.  The school is in Arusha and he was stressing because he has no money to get there on the daladala. He has nothing.  I told him I would give ...

Well, this world is truly bittersweet, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Well, this world is truly bittersweet

A travel blog entry by wheresmolly

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... warriors do kill lions which is pretty crazy as well). Anyways, overall this homestay was incredible, one of my favorite experiences in Tanzania. It became a culmination of all I have learned since I have been here. I felt so comfortable and so at home in ...

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

Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park

A travel blog entry by vannhansen

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... for three hours. After lunch, we left Arusha and drove for about three hours as we began our journey towards the coast of Tanzania. We had hoped to have a great view of Mt. Kilimanjaro as we left Arusha, but unfortunately the day was quite cloudy and if ...

Holiday begins! Elephants and Giraffes galore!!!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Holiday begins! Elephants and Giraffes galore!!!

A travel blog entry by angelacole

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What an complete dream the last couple of days have been! We finally got to Arusha to look into Safaris and again things came together perfectly. Just as we were being harassed aggressively by all the street vendors to sell us merchandise and safari ...

Set for the Serengeti..., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Set for the Serengeti...

A travel blog entry by jambo-claude

On Safari :- ...

Meeting up with the Masai, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Meeting up with the Masai

A travel blog entry by tychii

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... , and unfortunately the court decided to go into closed session, so we were prematurely kicked out. The same day, we made our final preparations for our 3-day safari through the north of Tanzania that promised to be full of adventure and ...

Kilimanjaro day one, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro day one

A travel blog entry by hobartfamily

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... another hotel and that all took ages. Nothing compared to what was to await us. We set off in a very cramp vehicle out of Arusha. Some crazy woman with a stick ran at our vehicle and struck a side window with a loud crack. I turned back to see Sophie ...

letzer Hoehepunkt erwartet uns, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

letzer Hoehepunkt erwartet uns

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

... bis an die Haenge des Kilimanjaro hingen wir einen ereignislosen Tag lang dort herum. Heute morgen ging es dann nach Arusha, dem Haupt-Safarizentrum der Region. Gleich geht es weiter in Richtung Ngorongoro-Krater, einem der angeblich tierreichsten Park ...

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