Tumaini Cottage

Sakina Area, Arusha, Tanzania | Hotel
Prices starting from $50.00

Travel Blogs from Arusha

The big 5 - Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by lottieuganda

... hundreds of eyes, pretty scary at first, but they were just wildebeest staring at us. They also made a tremendous noise all night and I think they were around the tents at points during the night. Someone had told us that lions and hyenas also come into the camp but thankfully we didn't witness any. Another early morning and we set off on our second game drive, all very excited and hoping it would be as successful as the day before - it was! One thing we ...

Leaving Ilboru and arriving at St Jude's!

A travel blog entry by emdenbigh


... driver, but worked ******* his English and now takes tours around both campuses! My room here is so nice, I have a double bed and my own bathroom, which is a bit of a luxury! First, Felix took us to the Junior Library, where we watched a library class. As soon as we walked in, all the students stood up and said 'Good morning visitors! How are you visitors?'. We then walked around campus for a bit and saw the massive kitchens where the cooks prepare both recess and lunch for ...

Ngorongoro National Park - Ndutu

A travel blog entry by linziprytz


... car, so we can hop in the back at any necessary point, and the fire in front to protect from that angle. Out comes the gas burner and we begin with making our first bush dinner. We decide on the emergency food, pasta and sauce as its quick to make and neither of us really want to be outside the car any longer than we have to be, all the while I am constantly moving the flash light from bush to tree, looking for eyes! Once dinner is made, we hurriedly pack up ...


A travel blog entry by jennifersarah


... grass, peppercorn, coffee, cocoa beans, turmeric, cardamin, and curry leaves.The cinnamon was interesting as I had no idea it came from bark and the roots of a cinnamon tree smell like Vicks Vapour Rub. We were also shown a plant that locals use for lipstick and Siobhan and I tried it out. Siobhan looked like a person wearing lipstick. I unfortunately looked like a clown. Then we tried AMAZING fruit including jackfruit, custard apples, mandarins, star fruits, passion fruit ...


A travel blog entry by sarah85

... We went to a restaurant that has just opened in Arusha called Fig and Olive. It was a lovely setting outdoors. We then met the rest of their friends at a bar called The Mango Tree in town and had a few drinks. The crowd was a funny mix of locals, tourists and volunteers, all dancing to tunes from the early 2000s- some quality flashbacks! After a while we moved on to a nightclub for some more dancing- fun ...

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