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Okay so. These last few days have been crazy (today is Sunday) and I haven't had time to write in my journal. So I'll try to remember what's been happening this weekend.
On Friday ("today"), Megan and I went to the hospital and enjoyed Megan's totally last day at the hospital and my first day in the labor ward. I tagged along with Kia, …
... sweet grapefruit ever (not sour at all), custard apple and jack fruit. Also sample some local oil perfumes, the first one they call langi langi, I think it's what we call ylang ylang, it is what Chanel no 5 is made from (nice but a bit too strong/old lady ish), jasmine (really nice), aloe Vera (surprisingly had a totally different smell than expected) and lemongrass (beautiful). Then had a beautiful lunch of rice pilau flavoured with all these spices, plus creamed spinach, ...
The trip to get to Dar is definitely a long one and one that effects your body a great deal, the jet lag is a killer as is the adjustment of such a big time difference. I did manage to get some very broken sleep, couldn't keep my eyes open past 9 o clock so went to bed then ( I know totally unheard of for Tracey lol) slept from then till 11-30 pm ( 8-30 am NZ time) was awake till 12-30 am, then slept again till 2-30 am, when I was awake till 4-30 when ...
... stay awake then sleep on the next leg. Being pampered as we have, especially in this last week, has been almost embarrassing. (And I'm not just talking about having to google how to use a bidet!) But can see how one can quickly become accustomed to having anything and everything they want, the way they like it, when they want it. Have to admit I was given a nudge back to reality when I asked the stewardess for tea this morning and ...
... however, we took this opportunity and walk through no less famous Kariakoo Market.
BASIC FACTS ABOUT THE VILLAGE MUSEUM
- There are more than 120 ethnic groups in Tanzania. Most of them have their own language, beliefs and different way of life.
- The Village Museum exhibits the Tanzanian culture through different designs of traditional houses and their artifacts. ...