Protea Hotel Aishi Machame
Travel Blogs from Kilimanjaro National Park
... were different and there were a few shock factors, but Tanzania is in a league of it's own.
Maybe it's because I'm living more amongst the locals rather than amongst backpackers, or maybe because of the people I meet with the work I'm doing. Either way, I haven't been able to help but note the things that shock me or touch me in some way that I can't shake off.
No two ways about it, this is a poor country (well, the country may not ...
... this old men i was skeptical if he was going to make it all the way to the top.but the old man proved me wrong due to his confidence,endurance,and his strong mind got him to the top of Kilimanjaro and by that time it was a new record set,actually i remember i got very emotional when me and this old man standing at the top taking pictures,i dont why i was so emotional,i think its because i was so happy for the guy,it was unbelievable for the guy his age to ...
... the packs for one of the girls. It was very rough on many of us and some became ill, including myself. Two people turned around and guides took them back. In the end 8 of us got to Gillmans peak (5680 mt) around 6:30 am just in time for sunrise. 5 continued on to Uhuru 5895mt. On the way down, Naz one of the girls became semi conscious and was helped down the mtn. She was taken immediately down to horumbo, because the quickest cure for altitude sickness is descending. She ...
We then returned to ACTT to do some more work. Later we headed out with Robert to buy some books for Diana before having a drink in a bar. Robert then dropped us back at TemboTamu.
We had dinner with Sandra and a couple of German doctors who we had met earlier in our visit and who had just returned from safari. We had a good evening with them and then as usual I fed the cat and we then headed for ...
... we had another very pleasant evening before returning to Moshi around 11.
Sunday was the day of the Kilimajaro Marathon which started and ended in Moshi. I have never seen Moshi so busy as it was this weekend. We had a day off from ACTT so we got up late and then headed off to the Football stadium at MUCCOBS where the marathon finished. We were accompanied by ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking