Tanzania

Dora Bitsi

Dora Bitsi

Aug 17 2014
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Safari in Ngorongoro Crater

Saying the last goodbye to the coast and the Indian Ocean, it was time to explore the vast plains of  North Tanzania. Next stop? The Safari capital of the country, Arusha. On one of the most comfortable bus rides from Dar it took us though almost 10 hours to cover the 650 km distance north…

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Elpis Chrysovergis

Elpis Chrysovergis

Aug 12 2014
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Karibu Tanzania!

On our first encounter with the nation of Tanzania , after crossing the borders with  Malawi we received a very strange welcoming. By using some tricks, local touts are selling Tanzanian shillings in a very good exchange rate in an effort to rip you off by taking instead all of your money.Thankfully last minute we…

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Elpis Chrysovergis

Elpis Chrysovergis

Aug 11 2014
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Arabian Nights in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is an archipelago consisting of two main islands of Unguja (commonly referred to as Zanzibar Island for tourist simplicity), Pemba and about 51 other surrounding small islets.The name Zanzibar is derived from a combination of two Arabic words, ‘Zenj’, meaning black, and ‘bar’, being the Arabic word for land, resulting in the ancient title…

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Elpis Chrysovergis

Elpis Chrysovergis

Aug 05 2014
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Slave Market in Zanzibar

One of the things that you should definitely visit while in Zanzibar, is the slave market. There is this old unique massive church in the centre of Stone Town and it is the spot where the slave market used to be. Actually Zanzibar had the last legally operating slave market in the world!  We were…

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Elpis Chrysovergis

Elpis Chrysovergis

Jul 30 2014
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Volunteering for SANA in Gongo Village

One of the organisations that we will be collaborating while volunteering in Africa is called SANA. We have already introduced SANA to you through this blog as an NGO with an environmental mission that is currently running some programs in the sectors of health, education and agriculture so as to generate income for the local…

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