Jakobsen'S Beach And Guesthouse
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... thick. We take off and fly over Gombe Stream National Park and Jane Goodall’s chimpanzee research project. We settle in for the 2˝ hour flight to Lake Manyara where Alan and Ann will leave us. They plan to visit Ngorongoro Crater before returning to Scotland later in the week. Beth and I fly on to Kilimanjaro International Airport and a day room at the KIA Lodge.
Our KLM flight to Dar es Salaam and on to Amsterdam leaves at 9:40 PM. We thought our fellow ...
... has a diverse population which makes it very interesting to be on its streets.
Jakobsens Beach is almost a world on its own. Tucked away just over the hill, it is quite private. It belongs to Ottwa Jakobsen, originally from Norway, but a true Tanzanian. Jakobsen's beach has 2 private beaches with campsites and chalet’s.
Ottwa offered to take us to town as it was Sunday and he had some business there anyway. ...
... a guide and pay the respective fees.
And so we set off to track the chimps. The tracking part seems easy or we were lucky. We found the chimps within 15 minutes. (We heard from other people spending the day there and seen none).
It is quite an experience to just spend the time while watching them doing their thing. There were numerous little ones. They are very cute and kept us busy watching them. Photographing the chimps is difficult as they are ...
... 8216;Revolution’ lettered on the front. Afterwards I saw that this guesthouse was also in the Lonely Planet and here you have a nice room for 6.000 Tsh (=$4,-). That is something you cannot get in Zambia.
On this 1st day I met with an Australian guy called Ben who was planning to go to DRC for some big adventure. We decided to go to Ujiji ...
... we should be safe. So early in the morning we set off to the bus depot
in Kigali. It didn´t take to long for the first flag to pop up, no space left
on the bus. Then it started pooring rain as we considered our options. After a brief discussion
we decided we would go for it anyways, taking short hop busses to the boarder
and trying to get onward transport from there.
The first bus took us close to the boarder and all we had to do was make
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- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting