Royal Mirage Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam
Waking up in Dar after a week in Tanzania, the air was noticeably warmer and wetter. Thankfully, we had access to and used (for the first time in Tanzania) hotel A/C.
Our leaders offered us a very open agenda for the day. We came to consensus on some shopping and arts excursions.
We walked from our hotel to Kariakoo market. The …
Questa mattina abbiamo lasciato Mafinga e salutato per l'ultima volta le
ragazze....meno timide dei primi giorni, solari con i loro sorrisi.
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La rappresentante dei professori ci ha fatto un regalo : un tanga tanga
Sono le loro stoffe di mille colori usate per gli abiti e …
3.45am wake up.
Today is the longest driving day of the whole trip.
We need to get to Dar Es Salaam before evening rush hour.
However, most of us have had the runs all night and some people have been sick.
We think it was the meal last night.
This made it a real long journey as we had to keep stopping for emergency toilet stops.
We did stop in 1 village and I had home made English chips !!!!!!!
Just like the real thing.
We arrived in Dar Es ...
... curry powder which I can't wait to try! We got back to town just in time to watch the sun set and then had dinner at the fish market. Had some really nice tandoori lobster though the number of flies and cats almost put me off. A few of us went out to a giant tortoise sanctuary which was really cool. On the boat out to the island it was raining so hard you couldn't even see the island! There is about 100 of the tortoises, the oldest of which is a mere 189 years ...
... very brusque nature was all smiles and niceties. It turns out that Mwegerok Miraji loves to travel and plans to go to Australia in the next couple of years. So there is a good chance that we could be having the chief inspector of Dar Es Salaam over for dinner in the not to distant future.
I find myself now waiting for a reply from my consulate wondering what I shall have to do now. I don't know if they will give me a temporary passport and tell me to exit ...