Kigoma, Tanzania

Travel Blogs from Kigoma

Kigoma Travel Blogs (39)

'Scuttlebuckets' and old presumptions

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... 1916, she was salvaged in 1927, converted into a ferry, and has been shuttling the run from Bujumbura (Burundi) to Kigoma (Tanzania) and Mpulungu (Zambia) since. Fractious Burundi has left the Bujumbura leg ‘under suspension’. There is ...

Kigoma to Mpulungu on the MV Liemba, Kigoma, Tanzania travel blog

Kigoma to Mpulungu on the MV Liemba

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... monkeys what I needed, walking back and forth on the lakeside to speak to the ticket man to confirm that I was in fact leaving Tanzania and not arriving.  The taxi had to accept my dollars and some Zambian Kwacha. I initially had the two bed cabin ...

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 ...

Traveling like an African Queen, Kigoma, Tanzania travel blog

Traveling like an African Queen

A travel blog entry by rachrachk


... dumb and annoying. So this was refreshing. We ended up sitting at a table with a couple local men working for the Tanzania Fishing Authority, or something like that. They go around finding people who are fishing illegally in the lake. Super nice guys ...