Uplands Centre Hostel

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

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by rayj

The flight from Lusaka to Dar es Salaam took a couple of hours and I was able to look down over the red dust of Africa below. This was the first scheduled flight I had taken in Africa and didn't know what to expect. In Tim Butcher's book, Blood River, the author tells of a Japanese woman arriving in Kinchasa whom he last spotted bidding in an …

The road to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by wanderlust83


... On wasn't overly impressed with the dive sites but got to see some fish I hadn't seen before and was just enjoying diving again! The rest of my time there was mostly spent floating in the lagoon like sea, enjoying delicious lobster meals, lazing about in hammocks and admiring the beautiful sunsets. After 2 days of beach bliss and a coco colored tan, we headed back to our lovely little beach huts in Dar for our 2nd last night in Tanzania before getting ready to make our way down towards ...

Tanzania - Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... a tip of TZS 2,000 for a group of traditional artists that provided us with a special musical and dance performance.

In order to get back to our hotel we decided to take a tuk-tuk (TZS 5,000) because we were too tired to chase another public bus. The tuk-tuk guy was a little bit confused because he left us more than 10 blocks from our hotel (even if he swore our hotel was to found behind the next ...

Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst


... are from and where we are going to and wishing us a safe journey. Only once, were we stopped and told that we need to pay a fine because we passed a car on a solid white line. Rudi firmly but respectfully denied this and they sent us on our way. We really have not had the experience of traffic police stopping us and wanting bribes, as many have experienced. Throughout Tanzania we have had no problem in finding supermarkets, Banks ...

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A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


... traffic and driver gingerly makes his way across the two lanes of traffic which is actually four lanes given the non adherence to the Highway Code by the locals. In front is a mass of darkness and a large metal gate which is opened by a security guard when the driver pips his horn. Presume this is a short cut across some industrial area. Can just make out a very large building to my left but it's pitch black. Driver tells me this is the station. You what? It's not exactly St Pancras ...


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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