Tag Archives: Tanzania

Chumbe Island

If you’re a regular reader of this blog then you know how I feel about islands. Our friend Lori who we met in Lalibela a few years ago¬†told me that if we were going to Zanzibar we absolutely had to … Continue reading

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Spice island

I spent the last part of my spring break week in exotic Zanzibar. Zanzibar is what put the “zan” in Tanzania when the nations of Zanzibar and Tanganyika united in 1964. Zanzibar is an archipelago of two large and several … Continue reading

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Safari in Tanzania, part 3

On my fourth day in Tanzania we visited Ngorongoro Crater. It’s a sort of garden of Eden for wild animals – a volcanic caldera with a small lake at its center. At the end of the day we drove back … Continue reading

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Safari in Tanzania, part 2

It’s a long drive to the center of the Serengeti. We arrived at our lodgings around sunset. The place appeared on my itinerary as “Kati Kati tented camp” but it was certainly the most elegant camp I have stayed in. … Continue reading

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Safari in Tanzania, part 1

I went on safari in Tanzania over spring break. It was a solo trip because Alekka had to stay home and study (IB is a bear, if I haven’t already mentioned it). I booked a custom safari through a tour … Continue reading

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