Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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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 ...

Let' the Overland Begin, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Let' the Overland Begin

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... sleep or talk and all of us protecting as best we could ourselves from the dust. At the Border we exited Kenya and entered Tanzania through the border controls. Our visa was US $50 each. We changed some Kenyan money to Tanzanian shillings and we were off ...

Potentially Polygamous, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Potentially Polygamous

A travel blog entry by cheeksmo

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... news is that there is a program that is very successful educating women about family planning and providing birth control in Northern Tanzania.   Many of the projects that are done to "help" people are ill thought out, with the recipients not ...

MONKEYS!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

MONKEYS!

A travel blog entry by afrikanya

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You have asked, you have begged, you have cajoled and cried and wept and whined.  And now, without further ado, the MONKEYS who live at my house!  For those of you who like this sort of thing, they are Blue Vervet Monkeys, and there's quite a ...

Arusha... What a town., Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha... What a town.

A travel blog entry by eadamson

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... One thing to mention is the fact that various songs from the Lion King were constantly in my head during my stay in Tanzania. "Rafiki" means friend, and you are called this by anyone trying to sell you something. Also the name of the fun ...

Animal Safari, Lake Manyara, Tanzania travel blog

Animal Safari

A travel blog entry by musiquest

Tue Aug 30 Lake Manyara Game Watching pix: http://c-4-c.com/80days/Tanzania-MEDIA/08-30-05_Day6 I am alive & well. Saw lions & giraffes & elephants etc all day today - very wonderful safari. I camp in a tent tonight & then head to the bush where ...

The second highest point in Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

The second highest point in Tanzania

A travel blog entry by trio

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... next to the flag. Visibility must of been 15 meteres max but it didn't matter. We had achieved our fist goal in Tanzania, we were now on the second highest point in the country and had gained some valuable experience and acclimatisation ready for the ...

Home Stretch, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Home Stretch

A travel blog entry by riley_trottier

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... for two weeks. Next weekend we are heading off to do some cave exploring and see some very famous cave paintings just outside of Arusha, and then we are doing a waterfall trek just below Mt. Meru. That will take us to Tuesday, and then on Wednesday we ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arusha ...

Overlanders Again & Snakes, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Overlanders Again & Snakes

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

We pulled into a camp site called Snake Park and intended to see if we could couple up with a Safari group to reduce our entrance fees into the Serengeti. To keep a long story short we have decided to hang around a few days to do domestics and then ...

Tanzania on Safari, Serengeti, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania on Safari

A travel blog entry by sisterpeanut

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... plane...or the individual dandruff flakes on his blue shirt.  We survived.   Zanzibar was beautiful.  Tanzania gets two rainy seasons every year so things stay much more lush than I'm used to in Senegal.  Banana trees ...

Holy Lot of Giraffes, batman!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Holy Lot of Giraffes, batman!

A travel blog entry by afrikanya

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... the rangers' station.  Apparently there is some elaborate new system by which tour operators purchase an electronic debit card in Arusha town, and there are signs up everywhere saying that the park entry fees cannot be paid by cash or check.  ...

Also I went to Church, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Also I went to Church

A travel blog entry by afrikanya

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... , and she was a riveting speaker.  The only problem was the PA system.  As I have found typical not only in Tanzania but in Kazakhstan as well, the system was cranked up to the loudest possible level, so that after two hours of singing and then ...

Adventures in Cooking, Part I, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Adventures in Cooking, Part I

A travel blog entry by jhinch

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Yesterday evening, around the time that Gina and I might be enjoying a glass of wine were I back home, my host mother, Devota, tried to teach me how to make chapatis. Chapatis are a flatbread, kind of like a tortilla, except oily. They have a consistency ...

Comforts of Home, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Comforts of Home

A travel blog entry by carlaandmike

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For the past few days we have been very grateful guests at our friends' house in Arusha, Tanzania. Amy and Bjorn have been great hosts – and we've gotten to do "normal" things like help make dinner, wash dishes, do laundry (by hand) and sleep in a ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by doubled

The Ngorongoro Crater isn't really a crater but rather a flat plain surrounded by mountains and extinct volcanoes. It is also an ecosystem all to itself. To get down to the bottom, you take this treacherous road down in our 4X4 jeep and you have to stay ...

Hot Lawyer Action, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Hot Lawyer Action

A travel blog entry by afrikanya

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Sprinting repeatedly up and down three flights of stairs and across the width of a football field this afternoon in order to file a couple of last minute motions was, I admit, kind of thrilling.  It feels good to have a job where urgency sometimes ...

Karibu means Welcome, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Karibu means Welcome

A travel blog entry by afrikanya

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... is almost all gone, and tonight I'll sleep in my own (new) bed and tomorrow I will wake up to monkeys! I welcome your emails- if you desire to send real mail: Annelies Lottmann AICC-ICTR P.O. Box 6016 Arusha, Tanzania (Tanzania has no zip ...

Jambo!!!, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Jambo!!!

A travel blog entry by 123donal

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Jambo from Tanzania!  We have just left a campsite about an hour outside Arusha which is situated about a days drive away from Dar Es Salaam, in Tanzania. We spent the last few days split between a few different national parks starting with Ngorongoro ...

Home Visits with Tamiha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Home Visits with Tamiha

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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        Today  me and 3 other volunteers Ben, Tim, and Melody went on home visits  with Tamiha. One the way i got bitten by an ant that had crawled up my pant leg! They have large Texas sized ants here that ...

Safari, Safari, Safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safari, Safari, Safari

A travel blog entry by sprflycat

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... George W. had in his reasoning for going to war. The next morning I awoke and met my Safari partners. Mr. Giraffe, from Arusha, was the uncle of the tour operator and a fine gentlemen. Stephen, from France, who was so incredibly French that it was ...

Safari Hunting, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Hunting

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... was not too keen on us going with Godfrey. After some discussion we went with Godfrey, went to his office in the Arusha International Conference Centre (where many of the Rwanda Genocide War trials happened) , and basically decided it was between Godfrey ...

Another long boring day on the truck, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Another long boring day on the truck

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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... a partial view of Mt Kilimanjaro - the top was shrouded in cloud - and a great view of Mt Meru next to it. We passed through Arusha and went 30km on to our campsite. Thankfully we had a bbq laid on so no cooks help and wash-up duties tonight! After a ...

Amazing, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Amazing

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj

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Early game drive through the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro-----amazing!!  The pictures tell our ...

Laatste dag, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Laatste dag

A travel blog entry by yaradutranoit

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Vandaag was het voor alles een laatste keer. De laaste keer richting ziekenhuis gaan, de laatste keer bevallingen uitvoeren (helemaal alleen, zonder hulp!), de laatste keer de instrumenten kuisen, … Maar voor 1 ding was het ook de eerste keer. Ik ...

Tantalizing Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Tantalizing Tanzania

A travel blog entry by landlubbers

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Hakuna Matata!  (No worries!) The Serengeti in Tanzania has definitely been the highlight of all the natural wonders in the world we have visited to date.  The wildlife nd birdlife we spotted on our six day safari numbered well over a hundred ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Arusha

A travel blog entry by ccinafrica

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... . It was really good getting this sorting as we could then focus on the important stuff - relaxing. As Arusha is the safari capital in Tanzania, due to its location close to the Serengeti, Ngorogoro, and Kilimanjaro, there are a lot of safari ...

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