Happy Family Cottage Hostel

Kiboni Boma Ng'ombe, Moshi, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Moshi

Baadaye, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by katyflo


One thing I won't miss about Tanzania is the internet access - it's taken changing countries to be able to finish the Moshi blogs!

My Tanzanian experience started as a change of plans but turned out to be an incredible and humbling month of living with and helping local people, while seeing beautiful landscapes and wildlife I'd never seen in my life.

My time ended with Genes taking me to his Mum and Dad's family home and farm in Rombo. It was a very tight squeeze bus ...

Mzungu Mzungu!

A travel blog entry by katyflo


... a child when she had her because it turned out her Grandmother had young children in school of her own. 5 altogether in fact, and they all live in one room, and sleep on one mat. Not even a bed. No electricity in the whole building so Amina does her homework by candlelight, and the shared bathroom I was told is probably used for public use. Although the assessment wasn't complete at that point for Amina to be registered with us for support, we invited her Grandmother ...

KACA Orphans and MVCs of Moshi

A travel blog entry by katyflo


... choose a vocational route however they need to pay for the training school fees and their funders stop the money coming through because they didn't pass their exams, which evidently leaves them turning to the street which is bad news.

The next day I met a 13 year old boy Hassan who was a prime example of this. His Dad died,of HIV/AIDS and he was born with it too as his Mum also has it. He was sick from a baby and his Mum abandoned him so ...

Welcome to Tanzania

A travel blog entry by katyflo


... br> Genes has his Motor shop next to wear I'm staying and I met Edwin who works there, who was an orphan that Genes has supported and arranged for training in motor engineering. Now 20 years old running the shop, a very good mechanic and such a nice person!

So to sum up my first 4 hours of Africa....
1. Totally different culture again which was expected but still couldn't be prepared for it
2. Pretty sure here is where I'll lose some weight - need to get a grasp ...

Relaxing in Moshi

A travel blog entry by linzers


... Monday. The bus on Monday took about 2 hours and stopped every 5 seconds to pick up and drop off people, rice and even a television? The minivan was quicker and took only about an hour. It was a bit of an experience as it had the normal 8 seats but more people. When we got in we had to squish 4 people in the back row, within 5 minutes there were then 4 people in the middle row as well. At its peak there were 4 people in ...


This hotel, located on Kiboni Boma Ng'ombe, Moshi, is near Big Blu Mafia Island Diving Center, Mafia Marine National Park, and Saadani Safari Lodge River Safari.
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