Arumeru River Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... more and more animals, including two warthogs and a dozen babies! We also were able to see two rhinos grazing off in the distance, quite a rare find considering how near extinction the black rhino is. Everywhere we looked we saw different, new animals. The crater itself was incredibly gorgeous, a vast bright green landscape with rolling hills surrounded by forested mountains on all sides. However, the crater seemed to contain the animals, creating an almost zoo-like effect. ...
... in your tents otherwise you will find yourself face to face with a hungry, deadly animal
3) DO NOT GO TO THE TOILET AT NIGHT! Instead we were to pee in the tent in a bottle or just outside the front of your tent and you must wake up your buddy and look outside and check first.
4) Oh and- If you can see yellow eyes then do not get out of your tent!
The first night was really terrifying as we'd seen so much wildlife just nearby! Let's just hope we wake up tomorrow.
... I am living it big time these days. I've noticed, and perhaps it's because we're on the popular tourist safari route, that the facilities and infrastructure are much better here than in, say Cambodia. The road was amazing--as good as any North American road. There were beautiful brochures at the park. Refreshments, and like I mentioned, great toilets--there was even soap at the sink!! Soap I say!
The road to the park ...
... produce 160 cups of coffee a year. Not much really! These trees are kept trimmed to head night as they are hand picked. They can however reach up to 6 meters tall! When looking at roasted coffee beans, the lighter the brown the higher the caffeine and sweeter it is. As the coffee beans are roasted, the sugar and caffeine is evaporated and the bean becomes darker. Coffee also contains a layer of oil and when you brew it the correct ...
... needless to say we didn't get any. Eventually we made it through the border and stopped on the side of the road for lunch, turns out it was a school playground which consequently means we were surrounded by 300 school kids within minutes. Very cool, but also awkward eating lunch with 600 eyes staring a you, even more awkward as we didn't have enough food for everyone so we couldn't really give them anything. Eventually we took to scaring and chasing them away which was so so ...