Tarangire River & National Park

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Oct 032009
 
Tarangire River & National Park

Tanzania
The Tarangire National Park was established in 1970 and excels in beauty and scenery. The park’s main feature is the Tarangire River winding like an enormous snake through the landscape, the source of life for the many animals that gather on the river banks in the dry season. Another mayor characteristic is the giant baobab [Curious? Find out more…]

Gombe Stream National Park

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Oct 032009
 
Gombe Stream National Park

Tanzania
The dwarf amongst Tanzania’s national parks, Gombe Stream National Park is only 52 km² in size. Situated on the eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika, the park was established in 1968 and is a mix of beautiful lush hilly rain forests, deep ravines and occasional grass lands.
It is the home of the Kasekela Chimpanzee troop, made [Curious? Find out more…]

Great Ruaha River

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Jun 082009
 
Great Ruaha River

Tanzania
The Great Ruaha River is a river in south-central Tanzania that flows through the Usangu wetlands and the Ruaha National Park east into the Rufiji River.
Great Ruaha is about 475 km (300 mi.) long, 38 species of fish have been identified in the Great Ruaha River. The river’s headwaters are in the Kipengere Mountains. From [Curious? Find out more…]

Rufiji River

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Apr 162009
 
Rufiji River

Tanzania
The Rufiji River lies entirely within the African nation of Tanzania. The river is formed by the convergence of the Kilombero and Luwegu rivers. It is approximately 600 km (375 mi) long, with its source in southwestern Tanzania and its mouth on the Indian Ocean at a point between Mafia Island called Mafia Channel. Its [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Malawi

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Apr 162009
 
Lake Malawi

Malawi – Mozambique – Tanzania
Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, and Lago Niassa in Mozambique), is the most southerly lake in the East African Rift valley system. The lake, third largest in Africa and ninth largest in the world, is situated between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. It is also the [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Tanganyika

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Apr 022009
 
Lake Tanganyika

Burundi, Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Zambia
This vast inland sea was first made known to the European world in the 19th century by the English explorers Richard Burton and John Speke. They pursued it as the source of the Nile, arriving at its shores in February of 1858, only to discover that the Ruzizi River in the [Curious? Find out more…]

Mara River Airboat Safari

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Mar 232009
 
Mara River Airboat Safari

Tanzania – Mara River Airboat Safari
This touring company on Lake Victoria, at the Kirumi Bridge near Musoma, provides the opportunity for visitors to also experience the wild and untamed Mara River of Tanzania. Experience all the romance and adventure of exploring an untouched wilderness river aboard the “Queen Mara”, an ecologically sound and safe airboat [Curious? Find out more…]