Tanzania Summary

Trip Start Jun 08, 2005
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Trip End Aug 18, 2005


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Flag of Tanzania  ,
Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Distance travelled so far - 9665km (equivalent of New York to Istanbul)

In Tanzania - 3420km (equivalent of London to Cairo)

Tanzania Summary




Useful Swahili
(phonetic - as with all Bantu languages, the 'e' at the end of words is pronounced ie, pole is pronounced 'polay'.)

Hello - jambo / salaama / shikamoo (reply to last - marahaba)
How are you? - habari?
Fine - nzuri
Thank you - asante (...very much - ...sana)
Bye - kwa heri

Sorry - pole sana
Yes - ndiyo
No - hapana
Where? - wapi?
When? - Saa ngapi?
Today - leo
Tomorrow - kesho
Yesterday - jana
How much? - ngapi?
1 - moja
2 - mbili
5 - tano
hundred - mia
100 - mia moja
200 - mia mbili

There is - kuna
There is not - hakuna
No problem - hakuna matata
Danger! - hatari!
Slowly slowly - pole pole

Toilet - cho [actually 'choo' but pronounced to rhyme with 'know']
Food - chakula
Pepper - pili pili
Meat - nyama
Tea - chai


Tanzanian Wildlife

Marabou stork - seen in Mwanza
Impala - seen in the Serengeti
Grant's gazelle - Serengeti
Topi - Serengeti
Cheetah - Serengeti
Kirk's dikdik - Serengeti
Warthog - Serengeti
Nile crocodile - Serengeti
Bat-eared fox - Serengeti
Black-backed jackal - Serengeti
Vervet monkey - Serengeti
Olive monkey - Serengeti
Spotted hyena - Serengeti
Masaai giraffe - Serengeti
Buffalo - Serengeti
Leopard - Serengeti
Burchell's zebra - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Thomson's gazelle - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Lion - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Blue wildebeest - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
African elephant - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Hippo - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Golden-backed jackal - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Ostrich - Serengeti & Ngorogoro Crater
Black rhino - Ngorogoro Crater
Hartebeest - Ngorogoro Crater
Greater flamingo - Ngorogoro Crater
Lesser flamingo - Ngorogoro Crater
Banded mongoose - Ngorogoro Crater
Giant African land snail - Pemba Island
Giant millipede - Pemba Island
Green (?) turtle - Pemba Island
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