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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania travel blog

Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Amazing Lake Malawi, Iringa, Tanzania travel blog

Amazing Lake Malawi

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... both missing the ocean surprisingly enough and enjoy the similar feel of the massive lake to our sides.  Today we are heading to Tanzania and making the border crossing early in the morning. We awake early at 4:00am to grab a quick bite, pickup and ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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Fab's dive, by Fabyan, Pangani, Tanzania travel blog

Fab's dive, by Fabyan

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas... Sept 8th, Ushongo, Fab's dive With a small backwards roll off a wooden motorboat and a big splash, I started my first open water dive. I was smiling so much with excitement that I half ignored my mouth piece drifting ...

Tengeru and Duluti lake, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tengeru and Duluti lake

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas.... August 28, Tengeru and Duluti lake, near Arusha « This must be Beth ! » throws Peggy while we were sitting at a café eating our "Italian" ice cream…(which by the way was not that Italian!)... « No, that ...

Tengeru, last day, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tengeru, last day

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version française plus bas.... Aug 29th, Last day in Tengeru, near Arusha I love sitting here on our little porch and watch the vast green forest in front of us... if I have had many lives prior to this one, then I must have lived in something similar! ...

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 ...

Five Day Tanzania Safari Begins...., Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Five Day Tanzania Safari Begins....

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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We awoke in the night to kill a mozzie that had managed to get under our net and vowed that we had to resolve our malaria medication and insect repellent problem before we headed off on safari. And solve it we did. Our pick up at 8.00am ,after a ...

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 ...

Iringa, Iringa, Tanzania travel blog

Iringa

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Dar es Salaam 11th June 2008 We left Moshi on the 9th June and took the 11 hour bus to Dar es Salaam. There we booked into the Safari Inn situated in the city centre. We visited the National Museum which proclaims to have the famous fossil ...

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