Mount Meru Hotel
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... from day 6. They all made it to the summit! Which was awesome. Sara made the last 100 meters straight up to the peak. That 100 meters took her an hour and half to do. They were very happy to have a shower and dinner. Early bed as the hikers still very sore. Being picked up at 8 am for the start of our Safari ...
... Regular vulture Hyena Wildebeest Secretary Bird Von Der Deckens Hornbill Water bottled bird / white browed coucal d'naud barbet Giraffe Eland Bohor Reedbuck Black bellied bustard Grey breasted spurfowl Baboon Tawny Eagle Elephant Wattled lapwing Kori Bustard Topi Mongoose Mouse Blue headed tree agama lizard Cape buffalo Guinea Fowl Thompson's Gazelle 6192 (placeholder until we work out what bird this is) Secretary bird Eastern hunting ...
... and brightly colored birds were flitting between the trees. When we got to a clearing, we could see zebra, buffalo, giraffes, warthogs and baboons grazing - it was an awesome sight and I wish we could have got closer -but- the ranger said that the buffalo were extremely dangerous at this time of year :) To be honest, given their massive size and obvious interest in our group they looked pretty dangerous to me regardless of the time of year.
The trail ...
... to know the city. On Friday we visited the school we will be working at and met the staff and students. On the weekend we spent time with the family exploring the neighbourhood and having them take us into town. I'm already so in love I never want to leave. Tomorrow is our first day of work and I can't wait to find out what I will be teaching. Until next time, ...
... it saves Joyce a long walk to the shops and having to carry heavy loads home again; something she has to do everyday. We had lunch at NOCET .......ugali, spinach and fish. Quite tasty. I love the way Joyce makes the children wash their hands. They hold their hands over a bowl and she pours water over them. We noticed the waitress last night at the restaurant did the same thing for Alfred as he had ordered ugali (which is rolled in the hands and used to pick ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility