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A mountain in the sky

TANZANIA | Sun, 29 Sep 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views [76]

I'm used to looking up at mountains, wondering if I'll ever feel energetic enough to climb them. However in a dull afternoon, I unexpectedly found myself at the top of one without any effort. And the highest mountain in Africa, no less. The flight ... Read more >

Tags: africa, flight, mount kilimanjaro, mountain, plane, tanzania

Kili reveals herself and First Taste of Altitude Sickness.

TANZANIA | Wed, 28 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [100]

28 th August Day 2, Kili reveals herself and First Taste of Altitude Sickness.   Altitude: Start at Machame Camp @ 2980m, ie 538mmHg of O 2 , 71% O 2 available at Sea Level, My SPO 2 : 94%            ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, kili, machame, moshi, shira, tanzania

Machame Gate & First Day of the Climb

KENYA | Tue, 27 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [93]

27th August Machame Gate & First Day of the Climb Altitude: Start at Springlands @ 800m, ie 694mmHg or 91% of O 2 available at Sea Level, My SP0 2 : 97%             Machame Gate @ 1800m, ie 641mmHg or 84% of O ... Read more >

Tags: kili, machame, moshi, tanzania

To Tanzania, first sight of Kilimanjaro & the Wavy Dong!

KENYA | Mon, 26 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [158]

26th August Nairobi to Moshi (Kilimanjaro Launch Pad) & the Wavy Dong! Altitude: 800m, ie 694mmHg or 91% of O2 available at Sea Level (although the percentage of O2, 21%, remains the same) My SP0 2 : 97% Woke up at 3:45am. Body still on ... Read more >

Tags: kili, kilimanjaro, moshi, nairobi, tanzania, traffic

Kilimanjaro: If You Can't Drink It, Climb It

TANZANIA | Thu, 28 Mar 2013 | By away2travel | Views [101] | Video

  By Tarynne NOTE: For the sake of protecting peoples’ jobs and avoiding lawsuits, the name of our tour company, guides and the people in on this have been changed. If you are the Tanzanian government here to ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, hiking, kili, moshi, mt kilimanjaro, tanzania

African Safari Safety Guide

KENYA | Mon, 8 Oct 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [3476] | Comments [1]

Spotting big game in Africa is one of the great travel adventures. Surrounded by wide-open landscapes, dangerous animals and the continent’s raw beauty.   Once you spot your first lion or elephant, your life will change. So put on the ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, kenya, safari, south africa, tanzania, travel-safety, uganda

Dealing With Touts in Tanzania

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2176]

Africa is a continent where poverty is very common and many people turn to selling to keep food on the table.  Tourists are usually the recipients of this forceful, often quite annoying form of selling , so don’t think you won’t be targeted by ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-safety-tips

Tanzania Disease

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [486] | Comments [1]

Tanzania like most countries in East Africa is a hot bed of disease. Like anywhere in Africa take precautions before and during your travel. You’ll be happy you did, when you aren’t lying in a Tanzanian hospital bed. here's a rundown on what could ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-health

Bribes & Corruption in Tanzania

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [519]

Tanzania, like many developing countries, suffers from corruption; so don’t be surprised if you’re asked for a payment to make something run smoother or to make a problem go away. Some travellers are averse to paying bribes to anyone, especially ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-legal

Is Crime A Problem in Tanzania?

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [460]

Tanzania is one of East Africa’s true gems. It’s a large, spacious, wilderness that holds some of Africa’s best natural wonders and friendliest people. But along with tourism (perhaps because of it) there comes a certain level of crime. While it ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-crime

Travel in and around Tanzania

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [536]

Tanzania is a hub of activity in East Africa. It is a large country. From the Serengeti in the north to Dar es Salaam on the coast, getting around can be daunting if you don’t have a tour organised. So if you are planning a trip, think ahead when ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-transport

My Travels So Far

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 29 Apr 2012 | By mlivingstonk | Views [157]

Well, I want to share my stories with the world. I have a few already on my other blog (the one linked with my food blog), but it's time to move some here! I do not know yet how to put multiple pins on my map, so I will start by saying here everywhere ... Read more >

Tags: austria, china, france, germany, italy, panama, romania, spain, tanzania

karaoke, ferry, sound therapy in the bush, a congolese home

KENYA | Fri, 17 Feb 2012 | By kena | Views [350] | Comments [3]

With Christmas and New years out of the way, it was time for me to buckle down and complete projects...i sewed more African utility belts than i ever had before and sold over 200usd worth even selling 5 in one day. one girl had even sought me out ... Read more >

Tags: congo, ferry, karaoke, kenya, maasai, microfinance, nile river, simmers, tanzania, water tank

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 Nov 2011 | By michaelcook | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

This collection of photographs was taken on a trip to Zanzibar, the renowned spice island off the coast of Tanzania, Africa. The five pictures paint a picture of the many different faces of this haunting land, evoking the past while stridently carving ... Read more >
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Tags: #2011wnphoto, tanzania, travel photography scholarship 2011, zanzibar

In the air again

UGANDA | Tue, 20 Sep 2011 | By kena | Views [493] | Comments [3] | Video

   I was recently asked, "How can there be hope when such horrible atrocities happen in this world?" My immediate reaction was to agree with the gross behavior of humans and to claim that hope was a bit of a "moo point". I ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, kenya, malawi, namibia, orphange, refugee, tanzania, uganda, volunteer, zambia

True Travel Tales - Careful What you Watch for

TANZANIA | Fri, 15 Jul 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [1334]

Did you know that the mortality rate from the bite of a black mamba is nearly one hundred percent? Or that it only takes twenty minutes for a bitten person to die from the neurotoxins delivered in the venom? Three years ago neither did I. Yet somehow ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, africa, danger, motorbikes, tanzania, transport, travel, true travel tales, wildlife

Investing in Education in Tanzania

TANZANIA | Thu, 2 Jun 2011 | By responsible-travel | Views [2841]

Education is something we take for granted.   Sure, some of our public schools aren't the best, but it is not only a given, it is a law that all children must go to school.   And, everyone has the opportunity to finish high school at little to ... Read more >

Tags: africa, children, education, responsible travel, safaris, tanzania, travel, university

Tracking, Trekking & Tasting Your Way Across Africa

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 18 Apr 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [1900]

I am not shy about my love for Africa. Travel there is rugged and exhilarating. The many animals, landscapes, and cultures that exist on the continent make for endless travel itineraries. I haven’t ventured into West Africa (yet!), but my travels ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, congo, malawi, namibia, south africa, tanzania, victoria falls, zambia, zanzibar

Tanzania - Two Hills, One Goal

TANZANIA | Thu, 14 Apr 2011 | By responsible-travel | Views [1713]

Tented camps are my favorite.   They offer a uniquely intimate interaction with your surroundings, while also providing the necessary amenities of any standard (and sometimes luxury) hotel.   Only a piece of canvas and screen separate you and ... Read more >

Tags: africa, camping, childrens school, co-initiatives, community development, responsible travel, tanzania, tourism, travel

Kilimanjaro Porters – Helping Them Help You Up The Mountain

TANZANIA | Mon, 4 Apr 2011 | By responsible-travel | Views [1930]

I've never had anybody carry my stuff for me before.   At least, not on a trekking trip.   And to be honest, I was a little bit uncomfortable about it.   See, I consider myself a fairly avid backcountry hiker, spending many weekends ... Read more >

Tags: adventure activities, africa, hiking, mountains, my kilimanjaro, nature, responsible travel, tanzania, travel, trekking

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