Grand Karavia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lubumbashi
... mile driveway that leads to the Lodge where we stayed.
Then to Chilemo Club orphanage. We became a bit better acquainted with Alfred Mushir and his wife who live about 10 miles away. They are new to the Church. Of course, Lazarus was there and we talked more.
I got photos of the new solar panels donated by ...
... straight back to the Pringles…about 40 minutes away. Without being on the bus it was a LOT shorter and much more comfortable.
In the afternoon I caught up on Internet sending out some messages important to me. As mentioned, Pringle’s property now has bush buck, water buck, Impala and side-striped jackals. We saw some water buck just off the road.
Then, we just plain relaxed in the Pringle’s ...
... There were days where I felt like a tourist rather than a volunteer. Motivated by my enthusiasm to assist, but frustrated by the barrier in my way. Having booked my trip via an organisation, I had happily paid well into 4 figures both out of spontaneity and having been told that the majority of the money would go directly to the orphanage. I was aware that "administration fees" would be subtracted by the booking agent, and had looked at bypassing ...
... the other half to polish.
I think interacting with Chiffaun on a one-to-one basis made my attachment to him a lot stronger that any of the other chimps. It is not be questioned though that had I not been on my guard, this chimp would undoubtedly have taken advantage of my friendliness and could have easily torn me to pieces! I like to think that we built up a relationship of respect between one another, ...
... a mother's care and would follow her human mommy around all day like a puppy. The little hippo also had a special way of asking for yet another bottle of milk! Billy loved her milk, but as she ate and ate, a funny thing happened - she began to grow... and grow... and grow.
Soon Billy was the size of a small car and weighed over one tonne. She was huge. Visitors to Chimfunshi were afraid that she might step on them! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services