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Travel Blogs from Arusha
... drivers! After we all met on the first evening we had the option to go out for a meal and some music. Nick and I were the only ones that went from our group and joined up with another intrepid tour who were going a similar direction. This was our first taste of African nightlife as we were escorted from the restaurant to a nightclub in Nairobi...it wasn't long before the locals had us on the dance floor, teaching us their cool paced moves. The next morning was the ...
... were not allowed to live together in family units so a generation of slaves would be purchased and pass away and new ones would need to be purchased as there was no new generation. A church now stands on the site of what used to be the slave market. We ventured into the fish market which I did for the experience not necessarily for pleasure. The smells and sights were something else. We enjoyed a spice tour on the island seeing where different things come from including ...
... it as well. Our three hours came to an end quickly, and we made our way back to Arusha, with no energy left. Monday came along, and thus began the start of something special. I was placed in a class of forty children between the ages of four and six, and I was to be working alongside their teacher, Riziki. To my surprise, teaching felt natural; it was scary at first, but I got adjusted very quickly. Even with the language barriers, and the limited resources, teaching at ...
... from Arusha to Iringa. The ticket was quite pricy (roughly TZS 50,000) and I was told to book at least 2 days in advance. I checked the given information in the Tourist Information Center later that afternoon and it seemed to be correct. Unfortunately I couldnīt have made any decisions without being sure when Gonzalo will be back.
From the bus terminal I headed to the Arusha Declaration Museum passing by the Freedom Torch Tower. I negotiated the entrance fee a little ...
... Next weekend we will be more prepared and definitely go with them!
I can’t even describe in words how much I love these children and the level to which I have bonded with them in only two weeks. Feel free to check out their website and meet all of the wonderful children or find out how you can help this amazing children's home! http://www.houseofhappinesstz.com/index .html
More updates and photos to come! ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service