Monday, May 12, 2014

JOZANI forest - Zanzibar

Jozani Forest - Zanzibar
 Ukiwa unapenda wanyama pori basi hata kama utaenda visiwani utatamani uwaone hata kama ni wadogo na wachache. Visiwa vya Zanzibar, vimejaaliwa kuwa na aina ya pekee ya mbega ambao wanapatokana Visiwani humo tu. Hao ni Zanzibar Red colobus monkeys - Mbega wekundu wa Zanzibar. Na msitu wa Jozani ndio eneo mahususi lililotengwa kuwahifadhi na kuwapa fursa wengine kuja kuwaona viumbe hawa adimu. Tofauti na misitu na hifadhi nyingi za Hapa nchini, Msitu wa Jozani mgeni hutembea kwa miguu kuwasaka Mbega walipo. inategemea na muda na hali ya mazingira kwani unaweza tembea kwa masaa kadhaa ili kuwapata. Siku hii ilituchukua muda mfupi sana kuwaona kwani ilikuwa ni mida ya jioni na walikuwa wamesogea karibu kabisa na geti la kuingilia kwenye hifadhi.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Moja ya tofauti kati ya Mbega wekundu wa Zanzibar na Ngedere

 Visiwa vya Zanzibar vinaelezwa ya kuwa ni Visiwa pekee ambako Mbega wekundu wanapatikana duniani mpaka kufikia hatua ya mbega hao kupewa jina la Zanzibar red colobus monkey. Inaelezwa ya kwamba Mbega wekundu wapo kwenye orodha ya wanyama walio hatarini kutoweka kwenye sura ya duniani kutokana na idadi yao kupungua kwa kasi. Kwenye kisiwa cha Unguja, msitu wa Jozani ni moja ya maeneo ambako unaweza kuwaona. Ni msitu maalum kwa ajili ya kuwahifadhi mbega hawa na viumbe hai wengine. Nilimuuliza Guide tuliyetembea nae ndani ya msitu wa Jozani moja ya tofauti kati ya Mbega na Ngedere (tuliowazoea huku bara). Alinieleza kuwa Mbega wana vidole vinne kwenye mikono yao wakati Ngedere wao wanakuwa na vitano kama binadamu. Picha hizi mbili ni baadhi ya picha chache nilizoweza kuzipiga kuonyesha hali halisi ya idadi ya vidole ya Mbega wa Zanzibar. Utaona ni dhahiri Mbega hawa hawana kidole gumba kwenye mikono yao.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Mto Rufiji jioni ya leo (18-Apr-2014)

Rufiji River, Tanzania - Kanuth Adventures
Ni Picha zilizopigwa jioni hii ya Leo na kutufikia muda mfupi iliopita zikionyesha Mandhari mwanana ya Mto Rufiji. Picha hizi zimepigwa pembezoni ya mto Rufiji, Hippo Campsite iliyopo kwenye kijiji cha Mloka nje kidogo ya pori la akiba la Selous. Mdau Kanuth yupo huko na ndio chanzo cha picha hizi. Hali ya mto inaridhisha sasa hivi kutokana na mvua zinazoendelea kunyesha maeneo kadhaa hapa nchini. Awali hali ilikuwa mbaya kwani kina cha maji kilikuwa kimepungua sana mpaka boat safaris zilikuwa zikifanywa kwa taabu na kipindi kingine kushindikana kabisa. Wanyama waliokuwa wanutegemea mto ili kuishi nao walikuwa wanataabika huku wengine wakihama maeneo yao ya kujidai. Hali ilikuwa mbaya kwa wananchi wanaoishi pembezeni ambao huutegemea mto Rufiji kama chanzo cha maji na njia ya usafiri. Unaweza ku bofya hapa kujionea vyema picha za hali ilivyo kuwa mwezi Novemba mwaka jana.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Enyati Lodge

Enyati Lodeg  Tanzania
Enyati Lodge Ltd a brilliant blend of multicultural elements, with sophisticated luxury influence and modern facilities.
Inspired by the romance of the Ngorongoro crater forest it combines art, luxury with extravagance and pure cre ativity. Located on the top of a small hill at Changarawe village on the way to
Lake Eyasi, it offers a panoramic view of the Ngorongoro forest hills and Lake Eyasi.
From the lodge you will have a magical view of the sunset beyond "Oldean" an old town established in 18th century by colonial Coffee growers. Enyati Lodge is a place of absolute beauty and privacy.

It's unique location, very close to Ngorongoro crater but yet away from the crowd makes Enyati Lodge a cool haven for relaxation and one of the most vibrant establishments you will love to stay.(ngorongoro gate)

The philosophy throughout its rooms is to create a daring and imaginative atmosphere. The professional and friendly service is a result of hard work and efforts by a devoted team, well selected in the hospitality industry. Welcome to a place dedicated to those who seek to create a great memories and an experience to remember.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

A group of 170 Tourists from Israel is in Tanzania for a nine day tour of the northern circuit

A Chartered Boeing 737-800 after landing at KIA carrying the 170 Tourists from Israel
A total of 170 tourists from Israel have arrived in the country today ready for a nine days visit in the country, which will take them through Arusha, Serengeti and Lake Manyara National Parks respectively. 
Speaking during the arrival of the tourists at Kilimanjaro International Airport, Ms. Ronit Hershkovitz who is the Managing Director of the Israel based Safari Company said that the Tanzanian tourist attractions are now becoming famous in Israel and hoping that the number of Israel tourists in the country will increase tremendously in the near future following intensive promotion campaign done by her Safari Company which is the main organizer of the tour. 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Pasaka ndani ya Udzungwa na Antelope Travels

Nyara za uwindaji wa kitalii kutoka Tanzania na Zimbabwe zapigwa marufuku kuingizwa Marekani

Photo credits: www.huntingreport.com
Ni Meno ya Tembo na pembe Faru ambao wamewindwa na wawindaji wa kitalii. Ifahamike ya kwamba wawindaji wa kitalii huja kuwinda wanyama mbalimbali na baada ya hapo baadhi ya nyara muhimu za wanyama waliowawinda hutengenezwa na kusafirishwa kwa muwindaji kama kumbukumbu ya safari yake. Kwa Wanyama kama Tembo, Meno ya Tembo huwa ni moja ya nyara ambazo huchukuliwa na wawindaji hao kama kumbukumbu yake ya safari ya kuwinda Africa. Serikali ya Marekani kupitia wizara yake ya Uvuvi na wanyama pori imepiga marufuku kuingizwa nchini humo nyara hizo (halali) hususan zile zinazotoka nchini Tanzania na Zimbabwe. Hii inamaanisha ya kwamba wawindaji kutoka nchini Marekani (ambao ndio wengi) wataweza kupata vibali vya kuwinda Tembo hapa nchini lakini mwisho wa siku hawataweza kuzisafirisha na kuziingiza nchini Marekani pembe za ndovu waliowinda Tanzania kama ukumbusho wa safari zao.
Soma Tangazo rasmi hapa chini
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April 4, 2014; The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a suspension on imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe during calendar year 2014. Questionable management practices, a lack of effective law enforcement and weak governance have resulted in uncontrolled poaching and catastrophic population declines of African elephants in Tanzania. In Zimbabwe, available data, though limited, indicate a significant decline in the elephant population. Anecdotal evidence, such as the widely publicized poisoning last year of 300 elephants in Hwange National Park, suggests that Zimbabwe’s elephants are also under siege.