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Kilimanjaro Company Review: Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris

By Donovan | February 6th, 2008 | 3 Comments »

I received this message today from a distraught person who visited Tanzania. His name is Shinko Mondori. Whether or not this is true, I don’t know, but it’s good to hear real reviews of people who have bad experiences. Marketing ... [read on]

Safari – Lions Mating

By Donovan | February 8th, 2007 | Comments Off

Well, this isn’t really about climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, it’s about lions climbing each other. When you see lions on safari in Africa, they are usually sleeping, sometimes times they are waiting patiently for the next dumb zebra or wildebeast to ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Company Review: Kili Treks & Safaris

By Donovan | January 26th, 2007 | 1 Comment »

Each week, I try to profile another climbing or safari company in Tanzania (despite having my own business too) to show everything Tanzania has to offer. However, given there are many “tour companies” that offer the exact same thing in ... [read on]

Want to feel like shit? Climb Kilimanjaro, mate.

By Donovan | December 29th, 2006 | Comments Off

freezing.jpgJust because Mount Kilimanjaro is one of those well-known mountains that everyone likes to climb, you should be forewarned that it’s not always a happy experience. Climbing Kilimanjaro can, and will, kick ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Drinking Water

By Donovan | October 29th, 2006 | Comments Off

Here is a funny video of a traveler in Tanzania. This will most likely be the water you drink while on safari in the Serengetti and on your first day on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Unfortunately, Kilimanjaro water in owned by Coca Cola. ... [read on]

What is the Migration?

By Donovan | August 24th, 2006 | Comments Off

There have many been people curious about safaris in Tanzania, so I thought I would start updating with a bit more information about the basics of safari. If you ever have a safari question, you can call safari expert Donovan ... [read on]

I heard the Gnus today, Oh Boy… A Tanzania Safari Story

By Donovan | August 22nd, 2006 | Comments Off

Rhino.jpg(I recently organized a safari and Kilimanjaro climb for a group of people. One of the participants published this great story on his safari in Tarangire and the Ngoro Crater. If you are ... [read on]

Masai near Ngorongoro Crater

By Donovan | August 15th, 2006 | Comments Off

Maasaigroupv2.jpgAfter a trip up Kilimanjaro, most people go on safari – and to look for the colorful Masai, who dot a number of the parks with their red attire. Here is a ... [read on]

Elephant Overturns Car

By Donovan | April 14th, 2006 | Comments Off

Since some people who are going on safaris read this Kilimanjaro blog, I thought I would link to this story about a family on safari in South Africa. Basically, a pissed off elephant overturned their car while on safari in ... [read on]

Pasty White Brits on Safari

By Donovan | April 12th, 2006 | Comments Off

pastywhitebrits.jpgWhile on safari in the Serengetti this last January, I took this picture of two British guys – father and son – riding around in a Land Cruiser with their shirts off. Don’t get ... [read on]

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