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Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mayotte, Mozambique, Reunion, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  1. My trip report from Kilimanjaro

    Hi In September 2003 I went to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro. We did the Machame route and we used Marangu hotel as our tour guide. After I came home I made a trip report that I have posted on my homepage together with some pictures from the...

    Started by gardkarlsen, 11-04-2003 09:15 AM
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    02-10-2014 05:30 AM Go to last post
  2. Black Mamba Danger

    Hello, An anonymous e-colleague of mine will soon be traveling to Tanzania. I am concerned about the danger posed to him by the world famous black mamba death snake. Any information is appreciated. Thanks, Czarobski

    Started by Czarobski, 07-15-2009 10:24 AM
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    02-10-2014 05:29 AM Go to last post
  3. Mount Kenya and Safaris in Kenya.

    Just got back from Kenya and would recommend Mount Safari's Adventure www.mountsafaris.com I booked everything with Jeremiah and he helped customize my trip and was extremely flexible. We went up mt kenya on the chogoria/sirimon route and for...

    Started by Luise, 06-10-2011 10:07 AM
    kenya., mount
    • Replies: 1
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    02-10-2014 05:28 AM Go to last post
  4. Is Uganda Safe?

    My wife and I are planning a trip to Uganda in October of this year. Could anyone share any of there experiences that have been there recently? Also is the country's infrastructure (security) safe? I have received some mixed reviews about...

    Started by viking76, 02-13-2004 01:51 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    02-10-2014 05:27 AM Go to last post
  5. Homestay for travellers in Nairobi

    You can now check for a home-stay affordable accommodation in Nairobi, if in any case you are traveling there, volunteering or on short trips. :o

    Started by jchals, 09-09-2013 09:02 AM
    accomodation in nairobi, host
    • Replies: 1
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    12-12-2013 08:45 AM Go to last post
  6. Question Safari companies for Kenya and Tanzania

    Has anyone been on either the Friendly Planet or Smartour safaris to Kenya and Tanzania? Three friends and I would like to go next July. We are in the 55-65 age group. We don't need to stay in plush accommodations, but at our age are past the...

    Started by Traveling Granny, 09-21-2007 10:52 AM
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    08-25-2012 08:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Bushmen Expeditions?

    My wife and I are looking to take a Safari in Tanzania in January. We are looking at a safari operator called Bushmen Expeditions and were wondering if anyone had any experiences with them. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

    Started by mrlithe, 11-21-2011 09:37 AM
    bushmen expeditions
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    11-21-2011 09:37 AM Go to last post
  8. Travel Base for East Africa?

    Hey All! I want to spend a significant amount of time (8 to 12 months or more) in East Africa, doing some traveling and some volunteer work prior to starting a masters in public health. My question, to those who have spent significant...

    Started by jokymancho, 01-10-2011 07:12 AM
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    11-09-2011 05:49 AM Go to last post
  9. Who to Volunteer with

    Hi All I'm sure I'm asking a question here thats been asked many times before but i just cant seem to find any information. And of course times do change and companies come and go so 'm hoping someone may be able to help I want to volunteer...

    Started by Pattastuta, 09-01-2010 03:07 PM
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    07-27-2011 05:43 AM Go to last post
  10. Thumbs up Your On Line Tanzania/Kenya Safari Awaits (Video + Stills)

    My film “The Intrepid Berkeley Explorer On Safari” whisks you away to Tanzania and Kenya, where you meet all the famous African animals from Antelope to Zebra, including leopards, elephants, lions, cheetah, rhino, and hippos. The video can be seen...

    Started by Intrepid Berkeley Explorer, 07-05-2011 01:49 PM
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    07-05-2011 01:49 PM Go to last post
  11. Tanzania, Ngorongoro & Serengeti Safari join and share costs

    Hi We are planning a safari starting in Arusha this year, the plan is to drive to either Tarangire or Manyara before heading up to the Ngorongoro and Serengeti. Looking at a basic camping trip lasting about 7 to 10 days or so, have a Land Rover...

    Started by Hanzophoto, 01-02-2011 05:53 AM
    ngorongoro, safari, serengeti, share-costs, tanzania
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  12. Post Anyone thinking of Climbing Kiliminjaro next Summer 2011

    Hi Thought I'd see if anyone is thinking of embarking on a trek up Kiliminjaro next August/September 2011. I'll be travelling alone (Husband won't do it....lol) and was hoping to find some like minded people to take on this challenge with me...

    Started by isis2468, 07-22-2010 07:06 AM
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    10-28-2010 02:32 AM Go to last post
  13. Re: I am new to IT as of this weekend

    Ethiopia next month, are you interested in this place :)) I want some special jouney so i choose this country :D

    Started by Littlejenny, 10-18-2010 10:26 PM
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    10-22-2010 05:57 PM Go to last post
  14. Post Hello - East Africa in January

    Hi, I am new to this site and am hoping to get some feedback for my upcoming trip to East Africa. Thus far, I have travelled to South America, Central America, Southeast Asia, and a little of Europe. Africa is my next trip and it is coming soon. ...

    Started by vonnegut27, 12-08-2009 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-12-2010 10:03 AM Go to last post
  15. Calling Addis Ababa?

    I am doing some research and need to call various hotels, restaurants and businesses in Addis Ababa from overseas via Skype. However, all the numbers I try Skype tells me do not exist. I heard that the area code for Addis changed from 01 to 011, but...

    Started by wcitiesFootprints, 06-15-2010 03:29 AM
    addis ababa, phone calls, skype troubleshooting
    • Replies: 1
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    07-02-2010 09:29 AM Go to last post
  16. indipendent trip to east Africa

    We (my wife and I) are planning an indipendent trip to East Africa possible up to about 4 month. Kenya, South Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar, Angola, Namibia, end up in North South Africa. If anyone have the experience of indipendent traveling...

    Started by shira, 05-26-2009 05:13 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-02-2010 09:21 AM Go to last post
  17. Kenya/Tanzania safari

    Initially i was nervous about dealing with a company over the internet. I would like to mention how much i appreciated the prompt replies to my questions that i was provided. Both Kenya and Tanzania People are absolutely lovely. I later realise that...

    Started by edward1984, 10-14-2008 11:31 PM
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    Started by KENYATOURISM, 11-05-2001 06:19 AM
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    07-02-2010 09:04 AM Go to last post
  19. Post 3 available seats travelling from South Africa to Kenya by road

    Hey guys. We are two kenyan youths living in Jhb South Africa.We planning on travelling to Nairobi Kenya by road on 15 December 2009.If u interested in joining us and sharing fuel,food,company n fun, pls contact Titus on this...

    Started by seintitus, 12-15-2009 02:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-15-2009 02:32 AM Go to last post
  20. 4 Spare Seats Travelling by Road Kenya to South Africa in 10days

    We are two lads (from Canada 19, and Australia 26) working for an NGO doing water development projects in Kenya. We will be travelling from Kenya to South Africa and back leaving around the 25th Feb arriving around 5th March. We will then return...

    Started by joshthurlow, 02-15-2009 12:05 PM
    kenya, ride share, road trip, south africa
    • Replies: 7
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    12-15-2009 02:13 AM Go to last post
  21. Robbed and Assaulted in the Masai Mara

    On the night of 07 October 2009 at approx 11.30 pm the camp was raided by armed bandits. They discharged a fireman then proceeded to rob the camp site tents including the managers tents and the 4 tents of camp guests, 2 of which were ours. 4 bandits...

    Started by PaulDOz, 11-13-2009 09:42 AM
    assaulted, masai mara, naibor, robbed
    • Replies: 0
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    11-13-2009 09:42 AM Go to last post
  22. African Safari / Egypt Combo

    Does anyone know of a tour company that offers African / Egypt combo tour? :rolleyes:

    Started by ruecatt, 12-31-2008 02:32 PM
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    12-31-2008 02:32 PM Go to last post
  23. What do I need for Kenya travel?

    I'll be traveling to Kenya on Safari. What do I need to have prior to travel? any tips and information that can help make my Kenya stay fun will be helpful. I'll be there for 2 weeks.

    Started by simpson, 12-18-2008 06:19 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-19-2008 10:23 AM Go to last post
  24. Talking teaching in Kenya

    Hi, I graduate from school in July and am taking a gap year, during which I am planning to found, build and work in a non-profit school of music and art for the under privileged in Kenya. My plan is to develop a school that can be attended...

    Started by dchampion13, 04-12-2005 11:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 15,267
    10-17-2008 05:57 PM Go to last post
  25. Congo safety

    Hi- My girlfriend and I are in a situation where we have plane tickets to Rwanda, but no Gorilla Trekking permits. We've had people recently recommend to us that we travel into the Democratic Republic of Congo, but I'm not sure of the safety...

    Started by benlew, 06-25-2008 12:47 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13,493
    06-25-2008 12:47 AM Go to last post

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