Tranquil Pangani to Tropical Zanzibar October 1st 2009 9/9 - 18/9
Our 7 hour bus trip from Arusha to the coast was going relatively smoothly (well, as much as is possible in Tanzania …lots of unsurfaced roads, driving on the other side for no apparent reason and hair raising overtaking) until just outside Tanga when the bus gave up the ghost. We waited for a while but lost faith in the guy wielding a rusty looking wrench so decided to jump on a dal ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Nungwi Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
Not long after we met, Matt and I discovered a mutual passion for travel (as well as lots of other things!). So, 3 years later and after 1.5 years of planning - we have said au revoir to our friends and colleagues in Oz, packed our bags and have hit the road for our first big travel adventure together. First stop for Matt is a crazy stag do in Jersey that he has organised for his brother. First stop for me Koh Samui, Thailand and then we'll meet up for a whistle stop tour of Europe, Africa, Nepal and India.
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