Travel Blogs from Arusha, Tanzania

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pictures from safari, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

pictures from safari

A travel blog entry by sgarris


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


... 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


... 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


... 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


... 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


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 :- ...

Giraffes running, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Giraffes running

A travel blog entry by lauraalice

... you were there. So we had travelled to a place called Loolera which is a 8 hour drive (and that's the short cut!) From Arusha in the heart of Maasi land and the beautiful countryside. On the way there we saw giraffes, zebras, wildebeest and ostriches. ...

Meeting up with the Masai, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Meeting up with the Masai

A travel blog entry by tychii


... , 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


... 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 ...

Eerste bevalling en snake farm, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Eerste bevalling en snake farm

A travel blog entry by yaradutranoit


... De Snake farm is meer dan een dierentuin vol met slangen. Er is ook een kliniek aan verbonden, de enigste trouwens in Tanzania waar ze slangenbeten kunnen verzorgen. Het grote probleem vroeger was dat de mensen dit niet konden betalen (400 dollar voor 1 ...

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 ...

Ngorogoro Crater, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorogoro Crater

A travel blog entry by julieashley


... 1:00pm so we had a quick sandwich and drove to join our truck. From here it was a 4 hour drive to a town just out of Arusha. We are leaving the group as we fly out of Arusha to Zanzibar. Stephen and I had previously arranged to have an upgrade to a room ...

Let' the Overland Begin, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Let' the Overland Begin

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak


... 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


... 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


A travel blog entry by afrikanya


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


... 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: 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


... 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


... 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 ...

Mt Meru, Arusha National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Mt Meru

A travel blog entry by wildkriv


After finally being allowed back into Tanzania (our promised easy business visa renewal at the border was not quite so simple when dealing with an immigration official on a power trip), we were soon back at our favourite Arusha haunt, the Equator Hotel, ...

Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog


A travel blog entry by izzie

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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


... 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


... 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


... , 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 ...

Comforts of Home, Arusha, Tanzania travel blog

Comforts of Home

A travel blog entry by carlaandmike


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


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


... 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 ...

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