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African Wildlife Safari part II. the Ngongoro Conservation Area Photo 17

African Wildlife Safari part II. the Ngongoro Conservation Area

March 22nd 2010
Karatu used to be the staging post for backpackers to explore the Ngorongoro crater. This was because the road to the crater was so bad that it could take a day to get to Karatu from Arusha. But the Japanese decided to spend some aid money and had the road surfaced. This then opened up the campsites and the crater as a day trip from Arusha. The rich tourists always stayed at the lodges, but th ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Tanzanian Flag 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
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