BEST WESTERN Coral Beach Hotel
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... arrived at 7:00 pm. We were treated, comparatively speaking, poorly, with disdain, or essentially, as non-entities. We had been warned that Dar Es salaam was a place that was not a tourist destination, but nothing prepared us for the counselling from several people that we were involved in real danger. The poverty and awkward white family status is palpable. There are thousands of young unemployed men who line the streets; they look ...
... a smile crossed his face and he told us to get ready. Donning our snorkels and fins, and with camera in hand we were instructed to jump overboard, right alongside the whales. What an incredible rush, swimming alongside these beautiful, majestic creatures! They have stunning patterns of spots and stripes that were mesmerizing to stare at, and for such a large mammal they move with such accuracy, grace and strength. Somehow my body and ...
... seem so confusing but you soon begin to recognize the shop selling soap and coke and cereal, just down from the stall filled with trinkets. Around the corner is the video game shop with six TVs on opposite walls and twenty four little boys on hard backed chairs playing soccer games. Next door is an alley lined with large garish badly executed paintings and beyond that a shop making leather flip flops. There's a small park ...
... apologising worked and they let me through. Phew.
The house I am staying in is owned by Work the World, who run these placements. It is a large place, surrounded by an even larger fence. We have a 24/7 security guard, with panic buttons in each room…not sure if I feel safer or more nervous, lol. The power and water often cuts out, and we rarely have wifi. We do however have an amazing cook, to keep us well fed, and a lovely pool, to cool off after a long day. ...
... through the famous Selous Game Reserve. It leaves Dar at 10:10am and is supposed to get to Mbeya on Wednesday at 7:30am probably (or probably later), the ride isn't expensive and one can also safe on accommodation. 1st class sleeper is a compartment containing 4 beds, 2nd class sleeper contains 6 beds. They even provide blankets, soap and toilet paper! No gender-mixing in the compartments (which means I'm probably more lucky than male travelers for the first time in Africa). ...