Protea Hotel Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam
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... to Dar. Seeing Chloe’s face appear behind the doors to the baggage carrousel was such a relief and I could see Chloe was relieved too!!
It was 10pm by the time we set off to Chloe’s family’s house. Finally we arrived and we could automatically see why she got so depressed in Melbourne winter. Her house is an African oasis surrounded by palm trees with a beautiful HUGE swimming pool. That is just outside!! ...
... Also in supermarkets like Shoprite. Kilimanjaro and Safari are the two local beers that Carlos enjoys. We also found a fantastic Mango juice made by Azam and a Cocopine that is most refreshing.
We have been filling up our 160 L water tanks wherever the water seemed OK. This would be used entirely for cooking and cleaning. We have not needed to use our water purification tablets anywhere. We simply boil the water a bit ...
... at the camp about 10pm. The whole ferry was quite crazy with people pushing and hurrying about and on the other side there was a very busy little village. The campsite is beautifully set right on the beach. There is such a contrast between this and Dar. It is so much calmer and quieter than the city. All you could hear were the lapping waves (which is an awesome sound that we haven't heard in a long time) and fellow ...
... and evenings it’s actually legitimately cold, like 40s and 50s with a good breeze, but by mid afternoon the temperature will climb to the mid 70s. We are south of the equator down here so it’s winter, relatively speaking. Anyway, all this translates to me being very comfortable in jeans and a polo, plus my light jacket at night. Yeah, didn’t think that sentence would get written, but TIA.
So with all that small talk about the ...
... looking gentlemen mannequin had a red tshirt with grey waistcoat, white trousers and a burberry belt with matching purse attached. Fashion translates poorly here too maybe?
The evening I’m afraid was rather boring, for reading anyway. I was so shattered and had so much to write up I pretty much collapsed. Thankfully Jacob saved us by cooking up some nachos for dinner. I was very glad to be staying at the house; by now it felt like the mugging had never happened and I had a lot to look forward ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking