Arumeru River Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
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We got to our room after midnight. First time sleeping with mosquito netting.
... a beautiful set-up and a very nice dinner followed by a large birthday cake for Gabrielle (one of the bosses from Free Spirit Adventures and friend to us all).
Then - the moment we had all been waiting/hoping for. There was a toot at the gate and a Precision Air van entered the carpark. On board - the prized cargo - Tracy and Greg's suitcases with all their gear for our Kili trek which starts first thing tomorrow.
There was much ...
... nearby village, we ask if we can visit the village and see a little bit of maasai dances which they are happy to organise for us with the boys of the village for an ok price so it's a deal!
Maasai only dance for marriage and other special occasions, like the start and end of the circumcision period. The circumcision period last 7 years: circumcision is done during a period of 7 years, and then, no circumcision is done during the next 7 years. The start and end ...
... electricity or modern tools. They reminded me of the Amish. The Massai do not interfere with the wild animals. They only herd cows, goat, and sheep, so they are allowed to live in the national parks. They have to dig holes to collect rainwater because there are no sources of water out here. The Massai women do all the house work, raising kids, and farm work, while the men...sit around. Massai men can have multiple wives. The Massai boys when they are around 14 go through ...
... a sewing machine for the school so that dressmaking skills could be taught.
Being Saturday, the school was closed but the broken windows of all the classrooms enabled us to take a peak to see what the education facilities are like for schools here. A blackboard at one end of the room, with broken tables and chairs scattered about the room, were the only facilities available. The school caters for children from 5 to 14 which is the official school ...