Tanga and its beauty

As many other beautiful places of Tanzania, Tanga also overlooks the coast and the Indian Ocean. Smaller than Dar Es Salaam, quieter than Arusha, brighter than the capital Dodoma, Tanga is the third city of Tanzania with over 270.000 inhabitants. And certainly a city to discover and to live. The name means "sailing", which already [...]
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An archipelago called Mafia

  They call it Mafia, but do not worry. It has nothing to do with the famous criminal system. It is a small archipelago belonging to Tanzania, set 25 km off its coast. Sometimes the Mafia Archipelago is associated to the bigger islands of Zanzibar and Pemba (Spice Islands), but it has its own typical [...]
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Zanzibar: Bububu, railway, ruins and Africa

In all the years spent visiting Zanzibar island, there is one place where I fall in love. There you can smell the real essence of Africa. Bububu is a village with a old past of the first railway in East Africa and a present of palace ruins lost in mangrooves and bushes. It is located [...]
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Zanzibar: Marine Turtle release

The 15th of June 2019, in Zanzibar, we partecipated at the event of Mnarani Turtle Aquarium of release of more than 50 marine turtles. The conservation project is called Mnarani 'place of the lighthouse' in Swahili, and is located at the northern tip of Zanzibar Island in the small village of Nungwi near the lighthouse that marks this landmark. The pond [...]
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