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Travel Blogs from Arusha
... fascinated by the drawers of dead birds in plastic bags that they found. We then went outside and took some "team" photos!!
... we drove back to where the cheetahs had been we could just see them walking away - 3 in all. We also did see masses of wildebeest and zebras in long lines crossing the grassland which was an amazing sight to end our morning's safari. We set off out of the national park just before lunch, and had lunch at the gate. An afternoon's dusty drive back to Arusha. And I mean dusty! Our stuff in the boot had about an inch of dust on it all, and we all looked like we'd ...
... waving Jean Bye-Bye. Not 5 minutes from the camp we came across a Cheetah laying in the shade only a few hundred meters from where Jean was relaxing on her day bed! We continued on and discovered a Hyena with a freshly killed young Zebra and a pack of Vultures standing around waiting. After the Hyena had taken his fill it was the vultures turn and they made quite a show of eating what was left. We retuned to came and along the way came ...
Mt Meru - summit day (Day 3)
From: Saddle Huts (11,712ft, 3,570m)
To: Mt Meru summit (14,977ft, 4,565m)
Total distance: 3.1mi, 5km
Total time: 6.6 hours
Altitude gain/loss: +3,265ft, 995m
I got up at 11:30 - I didn't really have any sleep -but- resting on my bunk helped me mentally prepare for what was to come. After a brief equipment check, it was 'headlights on' and we set-out for the summit. Everyone ...
... your hands after using the washroom. Here in Arusha the spread of diseases from not washing your hands is a large issue. Second, Bhreagh and I established our own community project in which we raise awareness about recycling in general, but specifically composting leftover food. As of right now, all garbage in Tanzania is burned and most families throw away their leftover food (banana peels, orange peels, rice, beans, etc). Since most families ...
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