Al Uruba Hotel
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Another glorious day but sadly we must leave. We had arranged with the driver that brought us from Stone Town to come to take us back and he turned up nice and early and we drove back over the island to the ferry. A catamaran and fully booked. We sat in VIP class for only $5 more, airplane seats but no coffee. However a good smooth ride and 1 3/4 hours later we were at the dar es Salaam dock, a mad crush of taxis and and hawkers. Found our prearranged driver who took us the ...
... was easy enough - but then we waited over an hour to get onto the ferry! In the sweltering heat, the journey seemed so much longer. However we got to camp before dark and found the bar soon enough for a nice drink after a long day!
The next day we just sat and enjoyed the beautiful beach, went for a swim, a really nice walk along the bay and then met our tour group in the evening.
Apologies again for the delay in posting, my vertigo is finally beginning to clear and I'm feeling a lot better.
I am now in Tanzania after a lovely three days in Stockholm. Although it was a short visit, I had a great time catching up with my family and it was so nice to see them all. Nonetheless, I’m glad to be out of the cold and dark!!
I flew to Dar (es Salaam) on Saturday, with a 7 hour stopover in Doha. Doha was nice but with ...
... that almost everyone that comes in has an open wound that probably is infected and swimming in who-knows-what bacteria. And to top it off, there's at least fifteen people inside of this small room all trying to see, help, and learn. If I wasn't claustrophobic before, I definitely am now.
Warning: for those of you reading this who are squeamish, the following might be a little gross for you!
But let's ...
... needs covered and for that I am very greatful. I don't have actual windows but have wire across the gap and mosquito netting on them! great for getting a breeze into the hut! not so great for the noise factor, just near a big road. And of course in the hut I would be lost without my new best friend, mr fan !!!!! I am very quickly adjusting to being back in the heat and only feeling really bothered by it at night but having the fan on while ...