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How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with JD Armistead

Indian Ocean at night – Zanzibar, Tanzania Photo: JD Armistead Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more th...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Why Visit Tanzania? 15 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about the Country

Tanzania wasn’t a popular tourist destination in 1981 when Thomson Safaris was founded, but owners Judi Wineland and Rick Thoms...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Sick of Winter? Here Are 7 Warm Winter Vacation Ideas

Look out at the Eastern Serengeti, where the land seems to go on forever. The beginning of the year is a popular time to think ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

The Lure of Zanzibar

  What’s the best way to wrap up your Tanzania safari or Kilimanjaro trek? By spending more time in Africa, of course. After an...

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Five Reasons to Travel to Tanzania Now

Tanzania is the best safari destination in Africa. Why? With more than 25% of the country preserved as national parks or conser...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Artistic Ancestry: Bimbi Statues of the Bembe People

Left: Raccolte Extraeuropee del Castello Sforzesco [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedi...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Folklore

The Chupacabra of Zanzibar: Popobawa Demons

The Swahili name “popobawa” translates to “batwing”  “Big-eared-townsend-fledermaus” by PD-USGov, exact author unknown – http:/...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Tanzania’s Flags

When we think of a nation’s history, particularly an African nation’s, we often think of it as a “before and after” image: on t...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

We Are The Champions…of Zanzibar

Queen was known as much for their flamboyant, over-the-top performances as their hit songs  “Freddie Mercury performing in New ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Zanzibar’s House of Wonders

Most people know Zanzibar as an exotic spice island ringed with white-sand beaches (or as the birthplace of Queen’s Freddy Merc...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Google’s Tribute to Freddie Mercury

In honor of Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday, today’s Google doodle has pulled out all the stops with an animated tribute to the...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Union Day

On Monday, April 26, Tanzania celebrates Union Day. It is a public holiday commemorating the day Zanzibar and Tanganyika joined...

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