Monthly Archives: December 2010

22 December 2010: Best bon voyage card ever

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18 December 2010: Just one more thing…

We tackled our third (and final?) major shop for our trip. The first was at MEC in the summer, the second at North Conway in NH and the last online, again at MEC. We have new poles, hiking boots, day … Continue reading

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12 November 2010: We’re in!

Tanzanian visas arrived in the mail — elaborate stamp featuring metallic giraffe and stylized drawing of Kilimanjaro.

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11 November 2010: JRO ZNZ return

For our flights to and from Zanzibar, we had to book via email and pay via wire transfer with Precision Air in Tanzania. It took weeks of back and forth to get all the details right, but we now have … Continue reading

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16 October 2010: Another destination

Slight change of plans. After three nights in Zanzibar, we will return to the mainland, this time to spend two nights in Arusha at the Moivaro Lodge, a coffee plantation.

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16 October 2010: YYZ JRO return

After much deliberation, we booked our flights today through expedia.ca. The decision came down to this: Our travel agent could not book the internal flight from Moshi to Zanzibar and back. If we had to do that ourselves, we figured … Continue reading

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15 September 2010: Vaccinations and precautions

I highly recommend the services of a travel clinic for anyone travelling to a developing country. It couldn’t have been easier. I filled out forms and booked appointments for David and I online. When we arrived, the doctor was ready … Continue reading

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