Protea Hotel Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam
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We woke up early so we could jam in as much as possible. Raced to the trough then the beach. We snorkeled and enjoyed the ocean. We walked a long way on the beach searching for coral and shells. Found a number of starfish washed up on shore. One had 8 tentacles and one was bright red. Garfield said "Absolutely Not" when I suggested bringing one home. Our hotel allowed us a late checkout so we stayed at the beach as long as ...
... 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. ...
... s, Fuel and campsites. The Serengetti National Park - ? After speaking to many travelers we came to the conclusion that it is financially not worthwhile visiting this famous park. According to information gathered, the roads and facilities are in a deplorable state and fees run well over USD 200 per couple per day. We rather opted to spend our pennies at the Masai Mara in Kenya which is an extension of the Serengetti. We do not regret this.
... light on across the cavernous hall with a security man sitting on a plastic chair. Doors are hammered and shaken to attract his attention and he motions that we're to go to the side. Finally some sign of life. Can make out a train with lights on. A lad in baggy jeans, t-shirt and stupid baseball hat remonstrates with driver that he's not allowed to drive down here. Sod that sunshine I want a cold beer. A brief argument between lad and driver ensues. Young lad with baseball cap ...
... 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 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking