Tanzanite, the African rare gem

  Imagine a bright blue light shining at your neck, or ears, or at your finger. Imagine the beauty of a rare jewel whose colour is a show of its own. This is the Tanzanite, a rare gem bearing the name of the state where it was first found in 1967. At first, the name [...]
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Kilimanjaro Itineraries 3: the Umbwe Route

At first sight there is no difference between Umbwe Route and Machame Route. Both are parts of the longer Mweka Itinerary, the stops and the locations are almost the same. So why choose Umbwe instead of any other path to the top of Kilimanjaro? Because Umbwe is for tough people, and if you want to [...]
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Arusha, the safari capital city

Arusha is not the capital city of Tanzania, but it is a capital. You can call it the "Masaai's capital city", because most part of its 416.000 inhabitants belongs to these people. Or you can call it "Safari capital city" because this is the starting point of many itineraries to the wildest Africa. Arusha is [...]
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Tanzania Safari Expedition

In this expedition we had 9 days of safari in the North of Tanzania exploring the Rift Valley of Lake Manyara Serengeti National Park Ngorongoro Crater Tarangire National Park and Lake Natron completing most of the National Parks in the North circuit. Starting from Arusha we crossed the Maasai plains to reach the spectacular Rift Valley of Lake Manyara. Flamingo [...]
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