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Welcome to Tanzania, known for the tallest peak on the African continent, Mount Kilimanjaro
Karibu Tanzania , inayojulikana kwa kilele mrefu zaidi katika bara la Afrika , Mlima Kilimanjaro
Be sure not to miss out on any of these fantastic podcast episodes where all the focus is on Tanzania.
Backpacking in Tanzania
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Eating in Tanzania
There are over 100 languages used in Tanzania, the common language spoken is Swahili and English is used as well. Country Capital: Dodoma / Approx population: 51 Million / Government type: Unitary Presidential Democratic Republic / Emergency - Dial 112 / Standard tourist visa stay is 90 days if asked and is at the discretion of the immigration officer.
"Hey guys, I’m Johnny Ward, Generation Y, Irish guy who just knew that there was more to life than a 40+ hour work week, a bland social calendar and a 2 week break in the sun each year. Now I work 10-20 hour weeks from my laptop anywhere on the planet, whilst on a full-time journey to travel to every country in the world – check out my progress here. I’m a huge advocate of lifestyle design, so I’ve redesigned my lifestyle to allow me to follow my dreams, now I’m hoping I can help you follow yours…" -Johnny-
*SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE*
Tanzania power outlets: Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz, Power sockets: type D / G
Can be purchased for your unlocked GSM smart phone, price ranges from $2 to $10 dollars and the prepaid plans are relatively acceptable, considering you should not be much on the phone while in Tanzania.
From Dalla Dalla to taxi or train. The Dalla Dalla are small mini buses that look like old mobile campers that have built in seats to hold up to 15 or 20 people, usually packed. As I am researching this Dalla Dalla, I have a huge grin on my face, it is so fascinating how things work in Africa, you must read this particular blog page on Dalla Dalla. Link to blog site.
*All I have to say is... Accidents are common, be safe*
Train: 100% credit must be given to SEAT61, the content put together for train travel here is outright amazing.
Cross Country & Cross Border Bus Travel:
Scandinavia Express Services is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Tanzania, serving eighteen destinations within Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia with over 40 daily departures across the region.
(Tanzania is a country that is extremely rich in traditions and culture)
Mount Kilimanjaro: HIKE THE MOUNTAIN!!! - Google Maps
Dar es Salaam
(Within a 20 KM Radius)
HEALTHCARE IN DAR ES SALAAM:
Muhimbili National Hospital: 37 Min 14 KM, Upanga West. Kalenga Street/Malik Road, Ilala, Dar es Salaam. -Google Maps - Tel: +255222151599
INTERNET CAFE IN DAR ES SALAAM: (Uncertain how reliable these locations are, let me know)
HOSTELS IN DAR ES SALAAM: (All unrated)
(Within a 20 KM Radius)
*Make sure to have most of your money on hand, as ATM's are rare and hard to find*
Shangani Internet Cafe, 18 Min, 9 KM, Kenyatta Road. Tel: 024 2232925 - Google Map Link
Baby Bush Lodge Hostel: 1 Hr 45 KM, In Cairo village, located between shooting star bungalows and the sultan sands hotel. Its just off the main rd that runs through kiwengwa. Any cab driver from stone town can find it easily.Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Expats in Tanzania