Protea Hotel Courtyard
Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam
... them leave
next weekend, the program in Morogoro is going to pause for a moment while Gap
Medics constructs a new house completely designed by the company. So we are the
last four. I wish I could properly say how special our bond is. It is a
different kind of friendship, I think. Under such a unique circumstance, all of
our lives changing for the better day by day, and getting a sense of the world
all at the same time. I have a ...
... br> Once we checked into the hotel we walked around the neighborhood a little bit and found a great restaurant. The mixture of African, Arabic and Indian works perfectly for the food. The following morning we walked to the ferry landing to get our tickets for Zanzibar and along the waterfront. Once again, Dar is another big African city and there isn’t that much to see or do. We did get a nice look at the skyline and the fish market from the ferry.
... spend the last hours of the day. Dark timbers, white walls, layered verandahs - what you might expect in a tropical environment. This is where the local beer is tried by some, but seems to me the perfect environment for a G&T!. The weather perfect; warm, with the gentlest of breezes. Very much looking forward to heading to the village today (I'm writing this at 5am having been awake for a couple of hours already - bit of body clock adjusting to be done, it ...
... in the room with her husband next to our room - she comes out and they talk in Finnish while Sonja tells her what's happened. Lena says she'll talk to the other team leaders and that they really have to get something sorted. Security is not good here, clearly. So many things have been stolen from the room, but when Leah had her phone stolen and confronted the cleaner about it, she went from 100% convinced that the cleaner took it, to 90% sure she didn't. Emilie and I ...
... it unfortunately. He said the cars get serviced between each safari as there's so much damage that gets done to them, by the roads if nothing else.
He waits with us at the station for the bus to arrive and then once it's there he shows us where we're sitting. Unfortunately I can't nab any of the front seats again as we have to sit in the ones we've booked. Leah kindly lets me sit next to the window and she sits next to me. Theresa and Elina are behind us. The ...
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