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17.11.13 - TANZANIA!
We are off to a bad start already. Apparently Kenya is the only African airport that
follows the western standards of arriving early for your flights. We turned up at 7:45
for a 9:00 am flight and she said the bags have all been …
After an early start and long days drive we reach Marango. Marango is on the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro and is the start of one of the climbing routes taking 5 days. Mt Kilimanjaro was covered in cloud but briefly revealed its peak. It is a pity our itinerary does not allow time to climb Kili or even just to climb to the base camp.
As we …
Got up around 6:00 and broke camp. Thought breakfast was at 7:00 but Godfrey was the only one around. The bus was still locked and breakfast wasn't until about 7:20. I had cereral with warm milk, a piece of toast, and a piece of an orange. We did the dishes, when waited for the local guide. We started the day with a 4 hour village walk of Mto wa …
Day 9: Marangu
We need more gas: we already are nearly down to a quarter tank and we only have a few Tsh left… so we filled up 10 l… hopefully that brings as closer to a bank with ATM. On the way to Marangu we filled up once more with another 25.000 Tsh…. Hopefully we will never be in that situation again
Saturday, 4 June
Today, we all hopped into the truck to travel to Arusha. From Arusha, the 6 of us climbing Kili were meant to meet our transfer in Arusha to Marangu. In some mixup, there was no transfer until 2:30 in the afternoon which meant we arrived in Marangu at 4:30pm. Intrepid office in Africa forgot to book our transfer . So, …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Can't say one bad thing about this place. Great staff, great rooms, great pool, great beers. If I couldn't do the climb I would even stay here for two weeks on a holiday for some peace and quiet.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.