Arumeru River Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and surrounding us were the 'pricier' lodge private rooms. I tell you what, after being sweaty and hot in a safari vehicle all day, seeing those beautiful beds and privately toileted houses right in front of my face while I had to crawl into a mosquito ridden hot tent made me downright jealous. I began to wonder just how much money was worth...lol. Budget reevaluations. Instead of upgrading, I splurged on a Coca-cola and ...
... 4 of us headed out to listen to some live jazz, reggae and soul. It was interesting. I liked the music but we couldn't sit, so standing made us tired. I bought a drink and once I had that I perked up Quite a lot but the others weren't the partying type and were ready for bed. I got a lot of compliments on my hair!! The African women love it :) On the way home I stepped wrong and my toe I broke a while ago started to ache again. I hope nothing ...
... But I made it, Bridge 0, Idiot 1. Zoe: We are bound for the coast today. It was a rainy day, the first full rainy day of the trip. We made it to camp, right on the beach outside of Dar Es Salaam in a town called Bagamoyo and tonight we were staying at a little campsite called Firefly which was super cool. It was a Zimbabwe lady and her daughter who have only just finished doing up these old Swahili ruins and our truck ...
... and eventually a toffee to keep us going. Our snacks, bought beforehand, were not needed as vendors jumped on the bus selling all manner of goodies during our many police and manifest checks.
When Mount Kiliminjaro loomed we were all travel-weary. Still we drove and the video mercilessly pumped doof-doof beats. After 10 hours of this African Bollywood, it was wearing thin!!!
How pleased we were to meet Edrick and ...
... live up to its name. We stopped at the supermarket and for lunch, and also a sneaky chicken and chips for lunch... Aka KFC. Then we headed to camp and all got a little more aquatinted over a beer and a nice dinner. On the way back from dinner the guide, George, told us about how a few weeks ago the restaurant/bar we were at, had been shot up and everyone was robbed. I was just thankful that he told us after. Then it was time to rest and sleep ...