- Zebra Crossing Tanzania was a 23 hour journey from Gatwick to Mt Kilimanjaro via Dubai and Nairobi. We arrived tired but in good spirits and saw the mountain as we flew in. Our guide told us it was the first Posted by sandjharvey in Our Gap Year | Oct 5, 2013
- Coasting TanzaniaCIAO!
Spending my last week in Tanzania getting my tan on…..guess where? ZANZIBAR! Which is where I think I left off with the last email a month ago. We had a night at the Jahazi Jazz Festival in Stone Town Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Oct 3, 2012
- Vegimite. Coming to a Masai village near youBack in Stone Town, Zanzibar! Still absolutely in love with this place. As much as I try to visit other areas and get inland etc, can’t help but come back to the coast. Where was i…..
Arusha turned out not to Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Sep 1, 2012
- Kwa Heri Ilongero, hello Southern Highlands and Lake NyasaIlongero seems like a longtime ago already.
It was a bit sad say saying goodbye, especially to Maria - my Tanzanian Mama - some of the teachers, Baba Horota and the people at the mission…and the dogs. I didn’t even Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Aug 12, 2012
- Apes, Lakes & LivingstoneWAZUNGU!
I have heard that a fair few times the past couple of weeks. The people in Ilongero are ANGELS compared to where I have been! Obviously just because they knew me there so I wasn't hassled but my gawwwwd it Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Jul 15, 2012
- In bed with the new Mr and Mrs AbubakirSalaam Aleikum?
I’m coming off a very good several days so thought I should write and make up for the last email which may have seemed a bit of a downer. Plus I am going away for a couple of weeks Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Jul 2, 2012
- Leaving the Gero (soon)I have started my day with a binge of cream cheese, chocolates and nutella thanks to another exciting care parcel. Honestly there is not much of the food left already as I picked it up yesterday on an extreme hangover Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Jun 17, 2012
- Van Lusaka naar KigomaVanuit de Zambiaanse hoofdstad Lusaka maken we nu een flinke reis naar het noorden.
De eerste etappe gaat soms dicht langs de grens met Mozambique naar Chipata, vlak bij de grens met Malawi. Ten noordwesten daarvan Posted by Jan-en-Anneke in Van Kaapstad naar Caïro en verder | Aug 22, 2013
- Zanzibar This last Wednesday was our last day at Sunrise of Life so we had the very sad task of saying goodbye to all of the kids and to the center staff. On Tuesday night after dinner Mumma had all Posted by kristen_george in African Adventure | Jul 27, 2013
- Last Week at Sunrise of LifeThis week has been a very busy week for us at the center. The week started out for us with three new kids coming to the center, two girls and a boy. Their aunt brought them to our center because Posted by kristen_george in African Adventure | Jul 21, 2013
- SafariHello everyone!
Time is flying by here in Tanzania! Stephen, Katie, and I only have a little over a week here at Sun Rise of Life before we head off on the second leg of our adventure. This weekend we were Posted by kristen_george in African Adventure | Jul 14, 2013
- Mambo From TanzaniaMambo everyone!
Katie, Stephen, and I made it safely to Tanzania and have settled in nicely at Sunrise of Life. Stephen is busy back at the orphanage working on building a trench with some of the older boys today so that Posted by kristen_george in African Adventure | Jun 27, 2013
- My Last Day at PlacementI walked slowly to school this morning. It's taken a while, but for the past week or so, I've been feeling more and more comfortable with my hour-long journey to school. I've learned to love the kids shouting "mzungu!" at Posted by amysblog in Volunteering in Africa | Jun 12, 2013
- Safari! The following list of animals seen on safariis partial because there were also many birds, but I did not identify them all. Lion, gazelle, baboon, wildebeest, vervet monkey, giraffe, ostrich, warthog, buffalo, zebra, mongoose, hyena, leopard, ibis, croco Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | Jun 9, 2013
- Africa- Tanzania ==Day Seventeen: Moshi==
I flew into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg. The flight took around 4 hours from 8pm to 12am. Kilimanjaro Airport near Moshi is 1 hour ahead so it was really Posted by bluejaysrule in My Dream Trip Around the World | Jun 9, 2013
- Weekend 1My First weekend here was amazing. Friday at school was fairly easy because Friday is test day so the kids were doing english and maths tests all morning. I love break times at the school because they all have so Posted by amysblog in Volunteering in Africa | May 22, 2013
- Arrival in TanzaniaI arrived in Tanzania on April 30th. It was dark and raining - not quite what I expected from Africa (!) and the drive to the volunteer house was slightly terrifying due to the rains washing away most of the Posted by amysblog in Volunteering in Africa | May 15, 2013
- Search The City of Ages - Day 3It is my last and decided to go to two more islands and a museum.
First I will go to the [[http://dar-es-salaam.wantedinafrica.com/yellow-pages/museums/1166/village-museum.html|Village Museum]]. It is an open-air museum consists of 16 replica traditio Posted by justinroska in My Dream Trip around the World | May 12, 2013
- Search The City of Ages - Day 1 & 2I am now in the continent of Africa. My first destination is Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. It is the largest and youngest city in the country.
My first place I went is just of few minute from the hotel I Posted by justinroska in My Dream Trip around the World | May 12, 2013
- Julius and SimbaSo, today started as any other normal day... I sat awkwardly in the medical ward office while the doctor and nurses chattered away in Swahili around me, just waiting to be needed.
** Warning: Quasi-graphic scene described ahead!!! **
Another nurse Posted by NerdAbroad in Tanzania Volunteer Experience | May 9, 2013
- Jina lako nani?Today's title reflects the new phrase I learned today! I'm only here for four more weeks, and I am determined to be able to have a competent conversation in Swahili by the time I leave... I really have no respect Posted by NerdAbroad in Tanzania Volunteer Experience | May 8, 2013
- Jambo!Hello all!
I'm still mourning the end of my Semester at Sea voyage, but I have moved on to my next adventure: Tanzania!
My flights all went fairly well; I departed from Barcelona, Spain at around 1530 and arrived in Doha, Qatar Posted by NerdAbroad in Tanzania Volunteer Experience | May 1, 2013
- The Parks of the North – Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake ManyaraOnce in Arusha our luggage was quickly unloaded and we carried it straight from the plane to the exit where a couple of guys with our name sign and a Toyota Landcruiser awaited us to take us to our hotel, Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Apr 8, 2013
- Jambo, Dar es Salaam and ZanzibarThe trip from India to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania was quite long and tiring. Given the fact that we travelled from Kerala in South India to Delhi first and then to Dar es Salaam via Dubai it took us Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Apr 8, 2013
- Africa – the “Dark Continent”In the olden days and even today many people referred to Africa as the “dark continent” since so little was known about it. Nowadays, this has obviously changed and many countries and locations in Africa are well known, relatively well Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Apr 8, 2013