Zanzibar, Tanzania October 17-19, 2014 I’ll start by giving a little history of this beautiful country. Tanzania was known as ‘Tanyanika’ until 1964, when it was united with Zanzibar. The country was then re-named The United Republic of Tanzania, which explained the name of Lake Tanyanika, one of Africa’s great lakes. Lake Tanyanika is the longest lake in the world, second deepest and bordered by four countries; Burundi, Congo (Democratic Republic), Tanzania, and… Read More
To provide some context before getting into our Africa posts, we’ve included the below map to show our route through East Africa with G Adventures. This map shows our route from Nairobi to Livingstone. From Livingstone, we left our tour group and flew south to Cape Town. For our fellow Canadians, the distance travelled is equivalent to driving from St. John’s, NL to Winnipeg, MB.