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Nov 28, 2005 - Iringa

Weather: cool! Lanscape: hilly Another border crossing today, but a very civilised one. They even have a foreign exchange bureau so that you don't have to run the gauntlet of the illegal money changers. We put our watches forward an hour here, so we lose an hour. That will make tomorrow's 6am departure even harder than usual. The Tanzanian landscape looks different again. In fact it reminds me of the Indian Himalaya foothills, with its tea plantations, rolling hills, and scruffy town shops with hand painted signs. The other thing that...

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Oct 30, 2005 - Iringa and back

HI again. We've been away from our website journal for several days as we have been trying to absorb our new surroundings in India. But never fear the adventure continues... So we hopped on another fablous Scandanavian luxury bus from Dar es Salaam to Iringa which is about 7 hours away and in the foothills in the central-southern part of Tanzania. WE were going to do a longer train tour down to the southern border of TAnzania but alas our funds did not permit it. So off to Iringa, more crying babies on the bus and this time, we didn't even...

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