East Africa 2012

7½ months - with Melanie - Toyota Hiace 4x4 van

Selected region: Tanzania

On the road #4  —  2012/07/29  —  Tanzania

Here are a few pictures of our last week in Tanzania. We spent times around Lake Victoria relaxing and exploring the area. The town of Bukoba is located...
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Bujora - Sukuma museum  —  2012/07/28  —  Tanzania

We visited this museum for two reasons. The first was that we wanted to learn about one of the many cultures (tribe) in the country. The second was that...
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Ukerewe Island  —  2012/07/26  —  Tanzania

Lake Victoria is the largest in Africa and the second largest fresh water lake in the world (after Lake Superior in Canada). This vast region is very...
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Serengeti National Park  —  2012/07/24  —  Tanzania

If you ever watched an animal documentary, chance that one of them was filmed in the Serengeti is quite high. This park is probably the most famous of...
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Lake Natron and around  —  2012/07/22  —  Tanzania

The road between Mto wa Mbu and Lake Natron is very beautiful. It is Maasai territory, a very colourful tribe living a very traditional life. A lot of...
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Ngorongoro crater  —  2012/07/18  —  Tanzania

The Ngorongoro crater is one of the most impressive sights of Tanzania. This crater is the biggest complete (the walls are intact) and not flooded caldera...
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Manyara National Park  —  2012/07/16  —  Tanzania

Lake Manyara is at the heart of the Rift Valley. This park is very nice in the good season when numerous migratory birds stop in it. The park is located...
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Tarangire National Park, 2nd visit  —  2012/07/15  —  Tanzania

I already visited this park in 2011 and published a blog (see Tarangire National Park). Since I liked this park a lot and that I believed that Melanie...
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A thief and his friend  —  2012/07/14  —  Tanzania

After Melanie's arrival, we stayed a couple of days in Arusha in order to finish fitting the van and do some shopping. Where we were staying, there is...
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The vehicle  —  2012/07/13  —  Tanzania

During my first trip (), the vehicle did not contain a bed, nor any storage compartments for equipment and food (see Vehicle introduction). For this trip...
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