Category Archives: Tanzania

Tanzania – Part 7: Out of the Desert

We finally left the camp at Lake Natron at about 11:00 on the morning of December 30th. Rob had wanted us to leave an hour earlier, and we had dutifully packed all our bags the previous evening for a quick … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 6: Lake Natron

“Here it is the landscape rather than the animals that is the attraction – the area around the lake is dry, desolate and hauntingly beautiful.” (www.moivaro.com) “The lake is 35 miles (56 km) long and 15 miles (24 km) wide … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 5: Water in a Dry Land

Ol Doinyo Lengai After breakfast at the campground, and after everything and everybody were packed back into the Land Rover, we left Tarangire and began to head North. Our destination for the day was Lake Natron, located along Tanzania’s border … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 4: Tarangire

  Running Log, 12/28/10 — 3 miles, out and back from L’Oasis After our day in Monduli, we returned to Arusha Monday night and spent all evening sorting through our stuff, separating the things we would need for our eight-day … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 3: Monduli Juu

Running Log, 12/27/10 – about 12 miles, from Monduli to Monduli Juu and back, with Oju It may be that everything I have written so far has been motivated by a desire to write about the run I had on … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 2: Immersion

  Running Log, 12/26/10 — about 4 miles, out and back from L’Oasis Our first full day in Arusha was in many ways, as remarkable and memorable as any we experienced during the trip. And yet, when I describe it, … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 1: Early Morning

Running Log, 12/24/10 — 3M in early AM, usual morning loop Ann tells everyone that I hate to travel. I claim that this is an exaggeration, like saying that I hate Christmas or dinner parties… or any other endeavor that … Continue reading

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