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Guide to the Serengeti

There is so much more to the Serengeti than the Great Migration. These endless plains contain valleys, hills and woodland as well as the open plains that seem to stretch out forever. Every time of year offers something different, something special. However, the Great Migration seems to be the only thing on the itinerary. The […]

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Sleepy Fundu Lagoon

Fundu Lagoon has beautiful beaches and is on the south-western side of Pemba Island. This sleepy island is an ideal place for a honeymoon or just to relax and unwind. For the more energetic, Pemba is listed as one of the top diving locations in the world; there is a fully-equipped PADI Resort Diving Centre […]

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East African Safari

Lodge Safaris in Tanzania… I will try to avoid the travel clichés of “unique”, “off the beaten track”, and “renowned for…”. These tired terms are used over and over again for almost every destination in Africa! The lodge safari is the best way to see this lovely country. Tanzania has so much to offer, so […]

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Ngorongoro Crater – a Guide

Maybe it was Mark Twain who said that there were lies, damned lies and statistics. This seems to be the case concerning statistics for Ngorongoro Crater. As I checked my figures for accuracy for this article I could find no two sources that agree. So I will endeavour to keep statistics to a minimum. This […]

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A Letter From Tanzania

Kalisti works for me as a houseboy. He is 20(ish) years of age, an ex-streetboy, thief and thug. He came to me after serving three months in an east African prison for theft. I chose him – and it upsets many folk that I should choose an uneducated thug to help me – and he’s […]

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