2016 Tanzania :

2016 Tanzania tour including Kilimanjaro trek

  • Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

    Carole wrote another great article, which I have attached below.  This one is on Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam.  Thanks Carole. A big warm Jambo (Hello) to all! Hope you’re all enjoying our cold Canadian air, because here, it is hot!!! We are trying to acclimatize, but it’s going to take time… For our first … Continue reading Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

  • To the Usambara

    Today was mostly a move day as well.  We were planning to take the bus within 48 km of Mombo, then get on the bikes and ride the rest of the way.  It didn’t quite work that way.  First we got off to a later start than we wanted.  Then there was the traffic in … Continue reading To the Usambara

  • From Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam

    Today was a move day.  After breakfast we all needed to separate our biking gear from the rest of our gear.  We turn over all of our non-biking gear to the guides and they will get it to Moshi for us.  That, of course, means that all  of our biking gear needs to go into … Continue reading From Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam

  • Zanzibar Spice Tour

    Dawn will be our blog contributor for today.  I thing she has done a lovely job of summarizing a delightful day on Zanzibar.  Ross has also contributed one of the many pictures taken at the spice farm.  Take it away Dawn… We woke as usual to the 5 a.m. call to prayer and then came … Continue reading Zanzibar Spice Tour

  • The Tour Begins

    The tour officially begins on the 15th in Zanzibar.  The eight of us from Pemba where late for our the start meeting because of airport issues.  But finally we were all together Ross and Dawn where in a day early and were well settled in.  Judy and Lucas had arrived very early that morning.  Now … Continue reading The Tour Begins

  • Pemba Island

    For todays article I’ve decided to take the lazy way out.  Carole wrote up here description of Pemba Island and has graciously allowed me to publish it here.  Since it is much better than anything I could have written I’ll turn it over to Carole … From a cyclist’s perspective: The roads! What can I … Continue reading Pemba Island

  • Traveling to Zanzibar

    On 10 Jan 2016 we began our trip to Tanzania.   Valerie and I started our trip from the Victoria Airport.  We were soon joined by John and Patty.  From Victoria it was a short flight to Vancouver.  In Vancouver we were joined by Denise.  So far so good.  We were also to be joined by … Continue reading Traveling to Zanzibar

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the tour blog for our CCCTS tour to Tanzania.  The tour will begin on January 15th in Zanzibar Tanzania.  It will end on February 6th in Moshi Tanzania.  A number of us are doing a pre-tour adventure to Pemba Island and/or a post-tour safari.  We might throw a page or two in this … Continue reading Welcome