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  • More Beach LifeDon started the day with a snorkeling trip to Tumbatu Island. He ended up joining a group of Italian tourists who had a guide with them that spoke very little English. This island is only about a 20 minute boat Posted by katdill in Adventures in Africa | Feb 17, 2018
  • Beach LifeKendwa is a little beach resort town with little else but the beach and water sports. Don went off on our first morning here with an international group of 15 to snorkel at a coral reef off Mnemba Island. It Posted by katdill in Adventures in Africa | Feb 15, 2018
  • Travel to KendwaAfter breakfast and a bit of shopping (finding a specific t-shirt for Kieran), we loaded into a taxi for the 1 hour trip up the coast north to Kendwa. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/450549/7918D7C4-5..F34406384E5.jpeg caption=We saw many truck Posted by katdill in Adventures in Africa | Feb 12, 2018
  • Last Day of Sauti za busara (Voices of Wisdom)First thing after breakfast, Don went on his pre-arranged snorkeling trip. He did two snorkels, one a coral garden off Bawe island and one where they snorkeled over a sunken ship. He said the first site was good and he Posted by katdill in Adventures in Africa | Feb 12, 2018
  • Sauti za busaraWe’ve spent two days in much the same fashion. Walking around town in the morning, resting in the heat of the day, and then going to the music festival in the late afternoon and staying until later at night. They Posted by katdill in Adventures in Africa | Feb 11, 2018
  • Travelling, travelling, travellingWe packed up and Ishmael drove us to the airport. We were very early for our flight, because it was a domestic flight to Harare. We had breakfast in a airport restaurant. We had an uneventful flight to Harare, but Posted by katdill in Adventures in Africa | Feb 8, 2018
  • LIGHT! GLORIOUS LIGHT!Most of you will be following our progress here in Tanzania through our Mealtime for Maasai Students newsletters and Facebook page but here are a couple of snippets of life which truly warmed our hearts.. ==Mama Basket and the Christian Gathering. Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Feb 7, 2018
  • FASCINATION and a bit of ACCELERATION!==PREPARATION== Sitting down to write is a rare privilege as we have been pretty full-on this week and have found our place in the household. Jen is supporting Donna by doing some computer stuff for her as well as chasing up Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Jan 27, 2018
  • Another life.. ==Traveller’s Delight== Imagine a long haul flight where you are served Moët, a la carte meals and sleep flat on a comfortable bed. That was our delightful experience from Brisbane to Dubai as we set off on our six week Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Jan 21, 2018
  • ARUSHA AWAITS US...==Just saying== For those of you who think we are gadabouts, we will have you know that we have hardly left Brisbane since the beginning of October which Muffie and Gracie have been very pleased about. When we DID venture away, Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Jan 14, 2018
  • Chapter 32 – South through Tanzania and MalawiIntroduction Oh My God! We’re down to the last part of the trip. The 41 day truck trip from Nairobi to Cape Town! 33 degrees of latitude. About 10,000 km’s. 9 countries. Whereas we booked Posted by capetocape2017 in Cape to Cape 2017. By Land. Mostly | Dec 10, 2017
  • Ngorongoro CraterHeard Hyenas, elephants, and lions last night. The lions passed by our tent quite close! The entrance gate to the crater. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/689386/la Posted by cheryllinmc in African Safari | Nov 28, 2017
  • Back in TanzaniaJust thought I would check in to update everyone. I arrived back in Arusha on November 13th and will be here until December 4th before leaving for Paris. Since my phone is still messed up I have no pictures to Posted by kelshell in From Menopause to Mongolia | Nov 21, 2017
  • Serengeti again Sunrise. Was up so early that we caught a Hippo returning to the river. He charged our Landcruiser but we took off. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/689386/P1010747Spot Posted by cheryllinmc in African Safari | Nov 20, 2017
  • Game drive in Tarangire National Park Saw our first Cape Buffalo. They are big! Our first dead Cape Buffalo. [img=https://photos.t Posted by cheryllinmc in African Safari | Nov 20, 2017
  • On Safari at last!!I have always wanted to go on an African safari to see the Big Five and the wildebeest migration. We flew from Phoenix to Chicago to Frankfurt to Nairobi, Kenya to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. 23 hours of flight time Posted by cheryllinmc in African Safari | Nov 20, 2017
  • Climbing Kilimanjaro (Machame Route)I was recently part of a small group of four that climbed Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route using the excellent Popote Africa Adventures company based in Moshi, Tanzania. Full details of the itinerary can be found [[http://www.popoteafrica.com/tours/macham Posted by mitworray in My travel blurbs... | Nov 19, 2017
  • Imagining Paradise in MatemweImagine a pristine beach with icing sugar sand so white that it reflects the tropical sun and stays cool even at midday... Imagine a crystal clear lagoon sheltered from the turbulen Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 16, 2017
  • Down to Earth in Stone TownIt is just a short flight from Arusha, the end point of our safari, to the capital of the Zanzibar archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Gone are the wide open pastures, the semi-arid deserts, and the forests and scraggy woodlands Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 14, 2017
  • Diary of a Safari – Bonus – The Out-takes Here we are in the ancient, (and somewhat crumbly), capital of Zanzibar, Stone Town, but our thoughts are still with the wild creatures of the Serengeti. Looking back over our safari pictures we see that there are so many that Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 12, 2017
  • Diary of a Safari – Day 9 The Final Chapter.We could write a hundred posts and show a thousand photos of our time in Tanzania but can never truly convey the intense emotional experience of being at one with some of the most powerful and beautiful wild animals in Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 11, 2017
  • Diary of a Safari – Day 8. Ngorongoro - The Dawn of TimeNgorongoro - For humankind, this is the place where life on earth began. This is the area of Ngorongoro in the heartland of East Africa known as the “Cradle of Civilization” - the very place where archaeological evidence has shown Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 10, 2017
  • Diary of a Safari - Day 7. A Land of PlentyThe Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania covers nearly six thousand square miles. It is home to millions of animals and has an incredibly diverse eco-system. While much of the park is a vast semi-arid savanna, there are oases and Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 9, 2017
  • Diary of a Safari. Day 6. Flying HighTanzania is a nation of world record breakers when it comes to land animals. For example: the African bush elephant can weigh up to 6,000 kilograms (6 tonnes); the giraffes of the Serengeti can reach a lofty 9 metres (19 Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 8, 2017
  • Diary of a Safari - Day 5. Kindergarten in the Serengeti.As this post is all about the baby animals which we have seen in the Serengeti you may wonder why we are starting with this picture of a cheetah... The answer is that we saw four of th Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Nov 7, 2017
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