Uplands Centre Hostel

P. O. Box 72708, Dar es Salaam, 72708, Tanzania | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam

From Dar to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Jan 15, 2014

7 comments, 11 photos

... the airport for electrical outlets. Thanks to the wonders of the Viber app, I was able to communicate with Annie regularly while I was there, but drained my battery!

Anyway, I arrived in Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday afternoon and realized with great horror, that I had left my vaccination card in the United States! That card has proof that I've had the Yellow Fever vaccine, a requirement if you're going to be entering Malawi and Zambia. Thankfully, the ...


A travel blog entry by mattgottwald on Nov 10, 2013


... are second in size only to the tortoises on the Galapagos islands and were huge! You can feed and stroke them as they seemed completely indifferent to humans and just ignored us! We also got a good hour snorkelling before we headed to the beautiful beaches in the north at Nungwe. We stayed about 30m from a perfect whit sand beach and spent a couple of blissful days enjoying crystal clear water, great reefs to snorkel, delicious cocktails made with fresh fruit and ...

The first 72 hours

A travel blog entry by daniellenew22 on Oct 02, 2013

4 photos

... staying in an amazing hostel called the "Passionist Fathers". The staff here have tried very hard to provide us with the comforts of home (air conditioning, WiFi, chocolate bars!) while we adjust to our new surroundings (language, unique food, new currency, mosquito nets, the heat). I’ve been practicing my Swahili greetings and the locals are very welcoming and responsive to my efforts. However, they ...

OMG - I've seriously ill

A travel blog entry by birrell on Aug 03, 2013

6 photos

... he turned and ran and the dip
stick trailled behind. Over the truck intercom we heard Karoma yell
"thieving *******". He had seen the guy in his mirror - but could do

We had a lot of fun bargaining with street sellers selling cashew nuts,
out the window of the truck. Some bought for a good price but one seller
had packets labelled 500g, but had less than 250!

En route we were getting txts every time there was ...

Onwards and Upwards

A travel blog entry by mylittletrip on Jul 08, 2013


... back home. Getting to Kahama went according to plan but unfortunately this is where pretty much everything went wrong. I left my locked hotel room for 20 minutes and on my return pretty much all my valuables were gone. Laptop, camera, passport, cards, driving license, cash and all my photos backed up on my external hard drive. It was clear it was an inside job but of course the guy on reception played dumb and his little ...


This hostel, located on P. O. Box 72708, Dar es Salaam, is near National Museum, Village Museum, and Nyumba ya Sanaa.
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