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Ngoronrogo crator, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngoronrogo crator

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area 28th May 2008 We awake in the morning to no view of the crater below but instead we saw thick white cloud. It was still very cold and very wet. We had breakfast and then loaded ourselves into the Landcruiser for our ...

Safari!!, Ngororo Crater and the Serengeti, Tanzania travel blog

Safari!!

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Michelle finished her work last week, and on Thursday we left on safari with George and Sil.  There were some cock-ups (our "fixer" Bruno's fault) and we didn't see everything in quite the numbers we had hoped (except thousands and thousands of ...

Turtles run for their lives; Les tortues courent, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

Turtles run for their lives; Les tortues courent

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas…. Sept 9, Turtles run for their lives! A few years back, Maziwe island was a forested island of 5 hectares and since the locals cut all the trees, it eroded so fast that it became a small sand bar, disappearing by so much ...

Hakuna Matata, Nungwi, Tanzania travel blog

Hakuna Matata

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... saw a big fish eat a little fish. Such incredible dives. Plus, the weather was perfectly clear and we could actually see mainland Tanzania from the boat. Since the dives were just offshore, the whole dive excursion only took four hours door to door. We ...

Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Zanzibar in our entry from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania entitled 'Tanzania is Stripey!'. Cheers, K & ...

On top of Africa - Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania travel blog

On top of Africa - Mount Kilimanjaro

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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I'm not sure what possessed me to book a climb up to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 metres/ 19,200 feet) but I suppose I thought it was a good idea at the time and something Debbie would enjoy. As we trudged our way to the summit, in the dark early ...

Mbeya, Mbeya, Tanzania travel blog

Mbeya

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... up on news, have a drink and play tennis while their children swim in a water that seems too cold for me. Some have lived in Tanzania for 4 or 5 years, working at the hospital or at the university. So, I take this opportunity to ask this Black man how he ...

Safari in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Tanzania travel blog

Safari in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... there is absolutly no way to describe how simply amazing our 3 days on safari was. Going back, when we arrived into Tanzania we stayed the night just outside of a small town called Arusha, this town has lots of traditional Masaai villages surrounding ...

Stuck in a place I can't get out of...., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Stuck in a place I can't get out of....

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Yes. I got stuck in a lift in the Aursha International Convention Centre by the UN buildings. There were three of us, and luckily we got stuck at the floor of the conference 6 stories up. We rang the alarm and then the alarm stopped working. People ...

Another Dream Come True, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Another Dream Come True

A travel blog entry by myjob

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As it turns out, Dreams cost money. Generally speaking, I have a hard time opening my wallet...but this was worth every penny.  We left camp at dark, and arrived at our launch sight by 5am. The sun was beginning to rise over the Serengeti and our ...

Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Manyara

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Lake Manyara 25th May 2008 At 8.30am as arranged, Salhim was outside Arusha Backpackers with the Landcruiser engine ticking. We stopped for a few essential things that we needed to buy such as water, there was no way we were going to pay $5 US for a ...

A Childhood dream comes true, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

A Childhood dream comes true

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Throughout my childhood and adult life, I have been fascinated with the Serengeti and its massive migrations. It all began with Lorn Greens New Wilderness on my parents TV and was escalated by our many trips to Bush Gardens. Many years later, I find ...

Sun, sea and scuba, Matemwe, Tanzania travel blog

Sun, sea and scuba

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... sun, sea sand, sunbathing, swimming, sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving. We are on Zanzibar, off the east coast of Tanzania for a few days of rest, relaxation and recuperation after our Kilimanjaro exertions. And, of course to do a bit of ...

Kilimanjaro 1, by Roman, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kilimanjaro 1, by Roman

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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August 31st, A Metre A Word; The Kilimanjaro: 5896m By Roman Day 1             'A hundred and nineteen thousand! Isn't that a lot?' I ask, 'I mean, we are already paying a thousand two hundred for ...

Back to Tanzania/Mbeya, Mbeya, Tanzania travel blog

Back to Tanzania/Mbeya

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... border make such a difference to the attitudes of the people you encounter. It was just so oblivious we were back in Tanzania. Anyone who has crossed this border will know exactly what we are talking about. Not wanting a repeat performance of the ...

Zanzibar Island....Paradise??!, Zanzibar island...Stonetown and Kendwa, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar Island....Paradise??!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... to leave on Monday back to the mainland, where we shall stay another couple of nights in Tanzania before entering Malawi. Love hugs kisses Ali and Matt xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... we ventured out into the busy 'vulture' town of Arusha. As the Lonely Planet advised....'Arusha is the worst place in Tanzania for street touts and slick tour operators who prey on the gullibility of the newly arrived travellers .......' Hence our nick ...

The Great Escape, Kigoma, Tanzania travel blog

The Great Escape

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... .  I joined the queue, bought my visa, and waited for the mini-bus to fill up again.  We were three minutes into Tanzania when the tire blew.  Everyone piled out.  Our driver and conductor using a rock, a log, and tire iron replaced ...

where the wild things are - Africa Safari (part I), Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

where the wild things are - Africa Safari (part I)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... get some of the stuff but don't have anywhere to pack it and am too cheap to ship it home. The border crossing into Tanzania wasn't too much of a hassle. We stopped at a campsite next to Lake Victoria for the evening. There was another Acacia tour group ...

Serengeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Serengeti National Park 26th May 2008 So after a wild animal packed day yesterday how could we top that we ask ourselves. Our driver was quietly confident we would. After all he had done this many times before. We left Lake Manyara and set off towards ...

It's Cleear! Pleased to meet you!, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania travel blog

It's Cleear! Pleased to meet you!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Weaving through the people I spotted the sign. 'Cleear' That had to be me. Claire in East African. We got into the back of the sideways-seated bus. The driver weaving along the dirt tracks, slowing for the bumps, expertly navigating around the ...

Porn ride taxi, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Porn ride taxi

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Getting in to a taxi is often a great way to hear new and local music, or to see what international music is permeating the culture. I often end up chatting to the drivers about their favourite music, but today I was amazed. Housed in a see-through ...

Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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The Spice Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

The Spice Island

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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Greetings Everyone, Zanzibar is called the "spice Island" and it's a magical place to visit. Like all of the East African coast line, the Indian Ocean is dazzling. The turquoise water is very clear, bath temperature and the beaches have fantastic, ...

Dar El Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar El Salam

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... where I indulged in an Local Beer. Got up early went to the Airport and got really an unpleasant surprise . The Swiss-port Tanzania rep. Kelvin from Prime Aviation Service presented me with an Invoice for the Overnight stop in HTDA for the amount of $ ...

Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania travel blog

Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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A quick touch down at Zanibar INTERNATIONAL (!) airport to let some folks off, and some tanned tourists on and we were off again to Dar. So late, so late. I hope I make my flight home, although the island looks like a paradise to explore one ...

The Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro, Tanzania travel blog

The Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Motos and tuba, par Corinne et Fabyan, Paje, Tanzania travel blog

Motos and tuba, par Corinne et Fabyan

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas... Sept 16, Zanzibar, Paje beach, motorcycles and snorkelling Zooming by white sand and sometimes desolate hotels or others that do have some tourists in them, I hold my (too big) helmet with one hand because it keeps on ...

Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... book on Malawi but no luck there. We also booked our bus tickets for our next destination of Arusha up towards the north of Tanzania and after having afternoon tea/coffee and cake at a very swanky expensive hotel we jumped in a taxi and returned back ...

Back in Moshi. The journey home begins, Moshi, Tanzania travel blog

Back in Moshi. The journey home begins

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... his friend, Richard, a porter for Kilimanjaro earning peanuts climbing the hill for everyone else. And so to bed, and bathroom, and bed, and bathroom. The beer turned out to not be such a good idea. And then it was morning. My final day in ...

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