Somewhere in Usambara Mountains

I really don’t regret time and effort needed to arrive in the heart of Tanzanian   Usambara Mountains. If you happen to be in Tanzania, dont skip this place, because its amazing. Little or almost zero muzungu tourists, beautiful mountain views surrounded by forests and the most friendly people I met so far.

A view from my room in Irente Cliff Lodge

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Room With A View in Usambara

Irente View Cliff Lodge

Cloudy mornings
Lushoto

Lushoto

Lushoto

Lushoto

Baby Chameleon Usambara Mountains

Irente Viewpoint Lushoto

Ad also a place where i got hooked on avocado:)

Avocado Salad

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Welcome To The Jungle

Read about the tour on blog dedicated to Africa Travel Adventures

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RZanzibar

Zanzibar

Zanzibar

Zanzibar

Zanzibar Jozani Forest – Red Colobus Monkey from Nina Malina on Vimeo.

Zanzibar

Zanzibar

Zanzibar

Making Coffee on the Slopes of Kilimanjaro

The best coffee i had ever in my life:D

About 20 minutes drive out of Moshi, walk through banana forest and voila, we visited a locals home where they kindly showed us how to make a coffee from a scratch. This was of course paid tour, but since this money goes directly to locals i was happy to participate and visit lovely humble home in stunning hilly area on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. Read the details here: Coffee Tour in Moshi

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Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Kilimanjaro Tours

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreshadow

One of more stunning photos from Zanzibar. Looked like it will develop into massive storm!

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Before the storm - Zanzibar

Off To Rwanda

But before i leave to the airport some more pics from safari in Tanzania.”-)

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Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti

Leopard in Sausage Tree

Antilopes

Thats all i managed to sort out for now….

Serengeti Landscape

In two days i have probably saw only a pixel of mega big 14,763 sq km Serengeti. Definitely worth a bumpy ride!

Along with wildlife i just fell in love with the endless skies  that looked awesome  just in every part of the day. Hypnotic!

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Serengeti Plains

Cheetah Family - Serengeti

Serengeti

serengeti silhuettes

Lions of Serengeti

Just came back from safari in Serengeti. There are so many pictures  so i decided to break safari in Tanzania to multiple posts. We had a wonderful chance to observe this amusing lion couple just about 4 meters from the safari car. Lioness was not in the mood for love right a way, but lion was persistent, so finally…. Love is in the air.

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Safari Tanzania - Lion couple in Serengeti

Safari Tanzania / Serengeti

safari serengeti

safari serengeti

Safari Serengeti

safari serengeti

safari serengeti lions

safari serengeti

safari serengeti

safari serengeti

safari serengeti

serengeti lions

Trip To Crater Lake Chala

Another weekend, another trip. This time to Lake Chala which is located on the border Kenya. Magical place, a bit remote but this is what makes it so tranquil. Nirvana for 7 USD per night.

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Lake Chala Safari Camp

Lake Chala

I Am Going To Serengeti!

Travel plans for this Christmas are special, my wish to see mighty Serengeti will come true finally. Last year I already saw Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Lake Eyasi and Lake Manyara. This year I am ready to witness wildebeest migration in full swing in Serengeti! YAY!

Safari in Tanzania

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wildebeest migration

Safari in Tanzania

Tarangire national park safari

Tarangire national park safari - landscape

On the way

Tarangire National Park - Old Elephant

Ngorongoro - Lion in The Wind

Tarangire National Park - Itchy ears

Tarangire - zebras

Day Trip To Kilimanjaro National Park

I wanted to do this trip to Kilimanjaro National Park last year but there was not enough time.  One day, 24 kilometers of walking, great guide, 150 USD and here i was, Mandara hut 2720 m. There is another 350 m to Maundi Crater, so  I can say i was on 3000 meters for the first time of my life. If the entrance wasn’t so expensive I would do a two day trip up to Horombo hut…Now i have a reason come back next time, fitter of course:-)

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Kilimanjaro Tour

Kilimanjaro National Park

Burnt by the sun

Landscape from Maundi Crater

Guide

Kids in Arusha

I live out of Arusha in a suburb where children are barefoot playing around with improvised toys. In the back you can see Mt. Meru volcano mountain.

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Mount Meru

On the playground near Arusha

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

As green as it can be 🙂 Chameleon in Usambara mountains where you can find one in every bush!

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Chameleon Usambara

Would Love To Have This in My Garden

Sorry fellow bloggers for not following your posts as much as I would like to! Here is Internet connection really slow so I am not posting as much as i  planned from home. I have now already all settled in Arusha, in a nice quiet neighborhood under the slopes of volcano mountain Meru. As I have to work daily i haven’t manage to utilize my camera yet, just few snapshots with iphone, but since i am gonna stay here for two months i have time to catch up with photography.

I fell in love with this ornamental garden banana tree!
Banana Tree