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After 30 hours of travelling I finally arrived in Tanzania at 7am. I was met at the airport by Mohammed one of the work the world staff. I was shown to my room and introduced to some of the other volunteers. The house is really cool, very African with a nice pool and just a 5min walk from the beach (although we're not suppose to swim at the beach or go there alone as it can be dangerous). There are often power cuts at the house ...
... very emotional to watch, and we were left with a quiet sense of awe. Back to the lodge for an amazing breakfast, and then off in the Landy again, for a last drive along the Mara.
We then began the long drive south again, and spent the night at Lobo camp, which was not great - very dirty, but with amazing views. Driving from Lobo the next morning, we saw a pair of leopard on a rock, ...
... and Arab traders, by the German colonial government and by Christian missionaries. We then went to see the German cemetery, the old army dispensary, a walk up the beach to the fish market then the German old Boma After this we went to have lunch in a little local cafe before continuing our exploring at the Old Church where David Livingstone body lay for a night, he had never visited the place but he was laid out in the Old Church's tower (nowadays named Livingston Tower) to ...
... and in the safari lands of Ngorogo Crater and Serengeti. It was a special time of year to visit Ngorogo Crater because of the wildabeast's great migration from the crater up to Kenya. Unfortunately, the wildabeast had begun their migration early so we missed out on this, but we saw sooo many lions and their cubs. I had been expecting a lot from stories that I had heard about this excursion, and I hate to see how jaded I was by ...
... were freezing cold! That is symptomatic for a patient with anemia.
I wish we would have known that before. I tried to keep her legs warm as best
as I could, but we ended up having to wheel her over to the female ward to wait
until she wakes up. She didn't wake up for the rest of my shift there, I really
hope they got everything sorted out eventually.
Also! Right before it was my time to leave, Dr. Tarimo had
me do a ...