Protea Hotel Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam
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... feeling that we will all see each other again someday, because we all got along
so well. But it will never be under the same circumstances as this trip, and
that is truly special. I got as much out of this trip as I possibly could, and I
am so blessed that I had amazing people by my side the whole way. And of
course, the four of us would not have survived without Jerry, George, and
Gilbert. I am going to miss them popping up in ...
Arrived back in Dar yesterday at around 3pm and chilled for the rest of the day. Went to the local fish market today for a look - very interesting, then cruisey few hours by the pool. Pretty easy day all round. Had a meeting between ourselves about the project this afternoon - am still a little fuzzy on where to go from here but will ponder on it some more when I get ...
... later and try out our detective skills. We deduce that it has to be one person or a few people who work here, who know who is in what room, and when they're out. It happens on quiet days - not when we're out for the whole day, but when we're out for just an hour or so.
Suzanne, another team leader, comes to our room and says that they're going to arrange for the locks to be changed as our room gets robbed the most and it could be that someone has a key who shouldn't. ...
... t leave for at least an hour. After half an hour of waiting, we go to investigate what's happened. I don't get anything apart from shrugs from people, Leah goes round the other side of the coach and finds the driver half under it, trying to fix it. Ah good, it's broken. However, we're on the road shortly after. Well, if an hour is shortly.
I manage to not feel sick (largely) for the whole of the 10 hours. Again, this is probably due to the fresh air, which is more ...
... subject, there are some very serious faces in the room and firm tones. After the lesson I try to write them down as they said them, although I'll have put bits into my own words a little without meaning to. Some of the things they said were:
'If you help people, they become lazy and don't help themselves and become dependent on your help. Also, if you are starving yourself, you cannot help other people anyway. We are all struggling, if I can make money ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking