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Freedom to many means immediate betterment, as if by magic. Unless I can meet at least some of these aspirations, my support will wane and my head will roll just as surely as the tickbird follows the rhino. - Julius Nyerere, 1st PM of Tanzania

Scott climbing Kili with the Harts, chilling out in Zanzibar, visiting relatives in Mbeya

Number of safari vehicles in Ngorongoro Crater, Stonetown touts

head scratchers
Chipsi Mayai (greasiest food on earth?), Tawakal or Tawfiq bus lines (same or not?)



population (mn)

capital Dar Es Salaam
languages Swahili, English
religion Christian, Muslim, Indigenous
currency Tanzanian Shilling

  Click on the thumbnail shots below to see larger photos with descriptions.  
ratings (1-5) 5 = best
Friendliness: 4
culture: 3
fun: 4
transport: 4


Food: 3


total score: 22/25


average cost per day
$US150 per day (for two)




  March 9 ->   The Family mission: tanzania  
  March 2 ->   Dark and Lovely: Zanzibar  
  February 24 ->   Peak Experience: Kilimanjaro  
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