The Arusha Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kilimanjaro National Park
February 18, 2013 0930 hours
Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Have an hour before our transport to Wilson Airport, where we will catch our flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. We arrived in Nairobi yesterday without incident. After landing we went through
customs and got our visitor's visa …
... her environment. There are no Children Treatment Centres in Tanzania like we do have in Ottawa. I broke my heart to see this young baby in such need of therapy but with no available services. I thought of how fortunate my nieces are and the thought of being unable to help this baby more brought tears to my eyes. I was able to assist an older man with an above knee amputation. His wooden crutches were causing him much pain so I created ...
I woke around 5:15 this am to lots of noise coming from the streets. I tried to fall back asleep but alas. I got out of bed just before 6 and took advantage of the available communal shower. It felt so good to wash up, even in cold water! We had plans to eat breakfast as a group at 8am. After breakfast, we did some errands in Moshi. Bank, Foreign exchange (1600 shillings=$1 US), supermarket and pharmacy were on our itinerary. We had ...
... have seen them before and many will again but it was just amazing. We took a thousand pictures and tried to take a picture with Lucy and her Ellie. The day only got better. We saw another male that walked right next to the car. You are close when your telephoto lens cannot focus. It was so close that we were nervous he may turn the car over, but Abraham assured us that as long as they are not agitated elephants are super docile. ...
... of the big animals, especially elephants.
Shumata has been wonderful. It is so beautiful here. The views in every direction are amazing. We have enjoyed the other guests, especially Matt and Catherine from Switzerland and the staff including Unombray’s brother Lucas. We will never forget Shumata, the Maasai, Sululu and the ridiculous beauty here, but as always we are ready for Ngorogoro and what lies ahead.
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