Holiday Inn Dar Es Salaam City Centre
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... The wifi is not connecting and we still havent got the flight
confirmation email, so getting accomm in JNB cant happen and the issue
of getting bookings with Qantas still up in the air. I lost it big time
and upset people.
In the morning I spent 20 minutes at reception trying to get my phone or
the computer to connect. Finally the flight information we were waiting for.
Booked accomm in JNB.
Now the flight from ...
... while I wait for the cards. I did expect at some point on this trip that I would get some things stolen. I wasn't expecting all of my most valuables to be taken together, it was a shock to the system and has dampened my spirits. After loosing pretty much everything in the middle of nowhere excluding my clothes, which maybe a subtle way of the Africans telling me I lack a complete lack of a fashion sense (thanks for pointing that out Noel), ...
... for dinner, and afterwards I spend quite a lot of time in the room. I feel panicky about leaving in less than a week, and I want to make sure I've done enough. I've had to be more realistic about the projects I wanted to complete this week. I wanted to finish the stuff at the nursery, and take adult Engish twice this week, and do 2 seminars with Emilie, and go to the police station(s) to get the reports for my insurance for my camera ...
We have made it safe and sound! We should have considering we had the Bishop of south Tanzania on our flight from Amsterdam! That was pretty cool.
Today has been filled already and its only 1:00. Breakfast prepared by the mission group and 3 school visits. We are going to the beach this afternoon. We are all still adjusting to the 7 hour time difference.
The weather is like Florida, the people are amazing! Jambo! Means hello in Swahili. This is being said ...
... cancelled. Bad times Komba.
It takes less than an hour to get back to the house, where we grab something to eat, then head upstairs to our rooms. It's great to see Emilie and Manuella, and I realise I'm happy to be back, and I feel at home almost. I also realise I've really been looking forward to sleeping in my bed here. Well, once I get my second mattress back from the top bunk where the cleaner has moved it to. I don't think so, love.
After a shower, it's bedtime. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Dar Es Salaam City Centre
Moden and clean rooms, bed is a tiny bit too hard, great shower, nice rooftop bar, and very friendly staff!
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