Iringa

What is Iringa known for?


drinking

made cakes, ice cream and sorbets if that tickles your fancy; Their panini Bacon and avocado sandwiches and the carrot cake draw expat volunteers from all over the south of Tanzania who also stock up on their reading materials at the book exchange in the cafe. Also they are the center for a great project to bring safe drinking water to rural villages using the sun, (SODIS.ch) so drop off any empty 1 1 2 liter drinking water bottles you may have and they can make use of them

sana please), rolled chappatis, samosas (veg or beef), egg and meat chops, fruit juice and milkshakes… If you have something special to celebrate, get Shaffin to make you a cake… awesome artistry a bit dry at times. They also do a mean cooked breakfast if you are suffering after a heavy night in one of the drinking establishments. MTV (proper MTV and not the rubbish Hip Hop version) plays on the TV alongside BBC News 24… nice! If you are having a bad day, Shaffin is arguably the best person

is slower! Twisters has food in addition to drinking facilities (Vegetable Jalfrezi here is good) * '''Sajuu’s Home Restaurant''' – It feels homely and you can amuse yourself with Tanzanian soap operas (“Camilla is having a hemorrhage…”). Cheap Tanzanian food is available along with the aforementioned Indian Chinese Western trinity which is almost the law in this town. * '''Aashiana Restaurant''' - Here you will find a mixture between Indian and Tanzanian food. It is not to expensive but you also


small place

there is Tabora Region. The route followed an old caravan route to Tabora, which gave large logistic advantages. German settlers soon followed with plantations. So the small place of Tabora developed to a large agricultural centre. In 1907 Kilometer 200 was reached in the vicinity of the town of Morogoro. In 1909 the railhead reached Kilosa. Kigoma at Lake Tanganyika at kilometer 1252 was reached in 1914 just prior to First World War. The regular travel time over


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guest house in the world as far as they know and definitely the first in Africa! rates: single 25,000 a night B&B, double twin 45,000 and family room (double and bunk bed) 65,000. The rooms are large & all ensuite with pressurised water and electric showers so a good hot high flow shower, a rare luxury and the views great and it will have WiFi and a great internet cafe on site as well as their great restaurant. Safe parking too. turn off the main road at the clock tower roundabout just past the post office. *'''Wazo Lodge'''. just 2.5 KM from Town along Mkwawa road, two streets opposite Mkwawa University college, an ideal place for those looking for a peaceful place out of the busy town life, A bed and Breakfast facility at the price of 24,000 , Good Self Contained rooms with TV, dinner can only be provided if ordered before hand. a customer hot line +255755338033 is available for those that need to book their place before hitting town. *


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guest house in the world as far as they know and definitely the first in Africa! rates: single 25,000 a night B&B, double twin 45,000 and family room (double and bunk bed) 65,000. The rooms are large & all ensuite with pressurised water and electric showers so a good hot high flow shower, a rare luxury and the views great and it will have WiFi and a great internet cafe on site as well as their great restaurant. Safe parking too. turn off the main road at the clock tower roundabout just


good food


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. He spent a Fall Semester (from August to December) 2007 as a Research Scholar at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Mount Holyoke College through Five College African Scholars Program working on a book manuscript based on his PhD dissertation. Dr. Imani Sanga at http: www.freewebs.com drimanisanga '''Mtera Dam''' is a hydroelectric dam in Tanzania. The dam is located midway between Iringa and Dodoma on the border between the Iringa Region and the Dodoma Region. The travel time from Dodoma is about three hours on a gravel road.


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Mbigili. Buy * '''Masai Market''' – Go and visit Sengai (the unofficial leader of the Iringa Masai) in the Masai market between the Posta and Sokoni. All manner of beaded things, katenge bags, herbal medicines, and second hand shoes available. You will also get lots of souvenir traders bothering you outside of Hasty Tasty – They are selling cards, carved wood items, and musical instruments. One of them has a nasty habit of playing his terrible violin type device. Shouting ''Inatosha

a fantastic hour long massage for 25,000 from their bubbly physio Beatrice and you can lie there and relax in your pampering knowing the money you are paying is going to allow more disabled children to get treated for free! Along with the obvious benefits of providing employment to people that Tanzanian society has rejected, the products are excellent and make great presents! Haruna, a hilarious character, will be happy to give you a guided tour, and they have a café selling proper coffee and home

. There are dozens of shops selling vitenge and kanga. The best are located around the Dala Dala stand near the market and down “Indian” street. Expect to pay 2,500 for kanga and 4,000 for vitenge. Real Wax vitenge comes in at about 10,000 if you are a purist. Always demand a punguza for multiple purchases though they are tough negotiators but don't worry too much about going as low as you can as these guys are the middle men not the producers whatever they may claim! The duka opposite the Posta


amazing food

won't get amazing food. * Drink * '''Luxury Bar'''. The place to go for watching football. It is impossible to describe the atmosphere. Anything up to 500 avid Tanzanian fans crowd into the bar, theater style watching


keeping

Iringa Swahili School for more information. * '''Mkwawa Golf Course'''. Why not have a round of golf? Brown greens and more caddies offering unwanted advice and mirth than you can shake a stick at… hilarious… watch out for the donkey and goat based green keeping team… * '''Learn about the AIDS pandemic first hand'''. Iringa region has the highest infection rates in the country. The Amani Orphanage in Mbigili(around 25 km from Iringa, located in Mbigili 2 km away

selling batiques, carvings, paintings and painted tins have now all been moved on (they were illegally there in the first place). You can now find them scattered about town. In the corner of the main market you’ll find the basket market - several stalls selling straw mats, baskets, kitchen bits and pieces. The hand woven baskets are a signature of Iringa and well worth getting for keeping your mchele and maharage in. Currently you will pay 10,000 for four medium sized baskets – an absolute

Iringa

:''This article is about the city of Iringa. For the Iringa Region of Tanzania, see Iringa Region. For the Iringa municipal administrative district, see Iringa Urban. For the Iringa rural administrative district, see Iringa Rural.'' '''Iringa''' is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900 (

Iringa is the administrative capital of Iringa Region. It has many established industries, including manufacturing and food processing. Most of its electricity comes from the nearby Mtera Dam. Iringa is a minor transport hub, with regular bus service and trucking to Dar es Salaam, Mbeya, Songea, and Dodoma.

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