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Travel Blogs from Arusha
... upon arrival we could not believe the number of “Mzungu” visitors in game vehicles from so many operators- it took over an hour to book in and we wondered why we were doing this? On the way to the Public camp we passed a waterhole with: Baboons, monkeys, Warthogs, Zebra, Impala, Kudu, Giraffe, Wildebeest and Elephants. Who was looking at whom? Tarangire is amazing- so many animals and such a variety of vegetation- from swamps to forest to savannah plains. We saw Cheetah ...
After that it was even more barrelling around the tracks in search of wild life
About 5ish, it was time to head out of Manyara Lake and off to Ngorongoro Crater
Tents were put up again, I had a rush of people come over to help, again I shooed them away, I don’t trust anyone with the poles on my tent, they get broken I don’t have a tent
Christopher made another great meal for us, I showed him my appreciation
Another early night for ...
... on tribes above all else, but that multiple Tanzanian leaders have said to stop asking about someone's tribe, just look at them as people. Very cool.
We eventually get through Arusha, into the "suburbs", and then we are into the wide open countryside. It's really beautiful, and has a unique mix of vegetation, animals, and even people. And there are the obligatory kids walking with groups of cows and goats and sheep along the side of the road.
Last weekend we headed to Arusha to go on a 'food tour'. Seriously, we took the 5 hour journey just to get out of town and eat some western food. We slept in Babati on the Friday night in a guesthouse next to a nightclub. Low and behold, it was sooooo noisy in our room until 4am – not the best sleep we’ve had in weeks. We did some souvenir shopping at the Massai markets, had lunch at Christy’s house with the Maternity Africa crew, got drunk at a ...
... in my top box over all the rough roads and survived it. As a special treat I got the second new camera out for the 3 days of the Safari. Back to the original one tomorrow though.
So many photos though - will be a real task to sort through them all and decide on what are the best ones.
Called in at a handicapped centre on the way back that supports amongst others, deaf and blind people - a great cafe for coffee, a gift shop and ...