Southern Sun Dar Es Salaam
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... was easy enough - but then we waited over an hour to get onto the ferry! In the sweltering heat, the journey seemed so much longer. However we got to camp before dark and found the bar soon enough for a nice drink after a long day!
The next day we just sat and enjoyed the beautiful beach, went for a swim, a really nice walk along the bay and then met our tour group in the evening.
... plot. Every few minutes the two women would just start ******* themselves laughing again. Talking to the women was very interesting, sister Judy was from the Maasai but had been brought over to Zanzibar by a Canadian woman named Margaret who now runs a program for African women, teaching them skills like weaving, sewing, painting, henna tattooing etc and then these women go and sell these items and services and try to make a sustainable living. Sounds pretty cool. They have ...
... the afternoon. A few hours later, it's safe to say we were all pretty worn out. I think one of the English girls even fell asleep.
Just then, we saw the only lion we would see that day, and we all took a ton of pictures of her too. The rest of the afternoon was slower; we saw a heard of wildebeests and zebras, and then we finished the afternoon with another baboon and hippo sighting.
The only thing we didn't see that was a ...
... heat was the first thing that hit us. It was not only stifling, but humid. A walk around the block left us in a layer of sweat. People were very friendly saying, "Mambo!" (Hi! How are you doing?) and us responding with, "Poa!" (Cool!"). We bought 2 bananas from a seller with the only Tanzanian money we have (given to me by a Brit at the Doha airport). The total cost was $0.25 CDN. Everything else here is as expensive as, and ...
... classic house) and tonga (round house).
- House walls are usually made out of different materials:
- only bamboos sticks
- mud with cow´s **** (Maasai)
- Roofs consist of several layers of grass properly squeezed with the bamboos sticks.
- Houses have generally very tiny windows from two ...