Cooncat has an itinerary!! Please critique

Aug 16th, 2005, 11:04 AM
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Make that guiding...
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Just FYI: is the old 2000 website previously published at, and Nomad Safaris (TZ) have become Nomad Tanzania, after the merger with Nomad Safari Guides and Mahale Ltd.

Aug 16th, 2005, 11:56 AM
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Try searching for Sand Rivers on this forum. I've seen a few reports posted.
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Aug 16th, 2005, 12:17 PM
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Will do more research tonight including those threads. Thanks.
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Aug 17th, 2005, 05:51 AM
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Hello everyone. Just want to say I'm very impressed with all the support you're giving to Wanderlust123 right now. I wish I could offer her some advice myself. I would be absolutely fuming. I wanted to try to answer some of your questions so that hopefully you can give me a few more thoughts on my own plans. A lot of you asked me stuff, so I'll do my best to clarify. I think she planned the itinerary the way she did because I did say I enjoyed hiking. On one leg of the trip - I would hike all day from Ilmisigyo camp to Olduvai camp. (Well most of the way. A 4-wheel drive comes in at some point to drive me into camp.) But as I said in my first post I was scratching my head over the three nights at Gibbs, as well. Also the two nights in Arusha. When I get to a new country I immediately go on its time, so I really don't want to rest too much. It confuses my body more that way, for some reason! I think part of this plan is based on cost for one person. Would I be better off traveling at a different time of year? If I do the northern Tanz route, would you be willing to share other camp options for me? Someone asked if I was "into" budget lodging. The answer is, in a perfect But on the other hand, while the luxury lodges and camps are stunning, I don't need that level of accommodations. My preference would be to stay in camps the entire time. I really just want to hang out with people who care about Africa, With whom I can enjoy a drink and good concersation, and to have high-quality, passionate guides...OK well, don't we all! Does this help you to help me??

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