New Acropol Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
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Travel Blogs from Morogoro
Having parted ways with our fellow volunteers, we decided to make an attempt at escaping the heat and headed inland to a place called Morogoro. Unfortunately for us, what many locals refer to as 'cool' temperatures actually translates to 30 degrees Celsius instead of 35...there is no escape from the heat here!
The diversity of the landscape however, never ceases to amaze me. As we blazed by small villages and towns ...
The next morning we got a taxi at 7.30am from Vicky and Andy's into town but we allowed nearly 3 hours to get there as the traffic in Dar is insane! Move over Manila! We walked straight onto a crazy bus as we tend to do (Abood bus company, TSH7000/pp). The bus was 5 seats wide and was absolutely packed but fine. Four hours of driving out of Dar and through the pretty countryside. We saw a bad accident on the road where a man had come off a motorbike and sadly we think he ...
... of the campsite started talking to me, a little bit in swahili, but mostly in english. He asked me where I was from, and told me about all the trees that surrounded the area, and little bits about Tanzania in general. Whether or not this is true I am not sure, but he told me that when the nation of Tanzania was formed, over 120 tribes got together collectively to form the nation. They came together as one family, and for ...
... willing to answer our questions. He even lets us carry his smartphone around during the day so we can use his medical apps to look up procedures and definitions. I think I have learned the most from him as far as surgery goes.
After the hospital we went to town for awhile with good ol' George the grounds keeper. We thought he knew Morogoro really well, and he could show us a few cool shops that we'd never been to yet. But in reality, ...
... was 8 hours and we had some maaaaaajor turbulence so that plus the wine made me really sick towards the end. Especially landing. Landing was the worst. If there would have been a barf bag, I would have barfed. I couldn't believe they didn't have them! I almost puked on the Finnish lad, but I tried so hard to hold it down, mostly for his sake. He had no idea that he almost got barfed on. But everything turned out fine, and the Schiphol Amsterdam airport is really cool. ...