Mount Meru Hotel
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... children were wonderful - they counted to ten for us (but had trouble remembering the numbers 6 and 8!) and sang songs in a mixture of English, Swahili and the local Maasai language. One girl, Esther, led the whole class in song and dance, and she would not stop! Even when her classmates (who had names like Angel, Loveness and Joyful) were lying on the floor out of exhaustion, she just kept going, even as we were leaving! That afternoon, ...
... it to be a reasonable tip. I was back in my hotel at about 15.00, sweaty and pretty tired.
In order to be sure I will go on Safari the next day I rather confirmed all details with the guy from Sunbird Tours again. Later that night I received some calls from several different people that made me upset about the way how the Safari Tour was being organized. The first one was a guy from another tour agency who tried to convince me to do Safari with them instead of with ...
... is picking up a friend who jumped in beside me in the back. Then we headed off again; this time we arrived at a place called the Narock Pub. A large open place with a band playing La Bamba as we walked in. The music soon turned to African as we found a table; the four of us, Alfred and his friend!!!!! We ordered drinks and were just settling in to listen to the music (very loud music) when this young woman, dressed in a tight fitting grey suit with long Afro hair came ...
Following Kenya, we entered Tanzania (the land borders are quite something – throngs of people and certainly no obvious procedure for getting in and out of each country – it is just chaos really). We saw Mt Meru and Kilimanjaro – unfortunately no time to climb it, but have put it on the list for my next African Adventure. I did splurge and ...
... There was no amazing animal sightings but the scenery was so very worthwhile. We drove up and out of the crater and into our camp site on the edge of the crater where our tents had already been set up. Before we went to dinner we had to rug up in our thermals, beanies and scarfs. That night I slept fully rugged up in my jacket beanie and scarf. Was well toasty and warm that ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet