Colobus Mountain Lodge & Campsite
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... could I go for a salad. I haven't had a salad in over a month and I feel like I'm going through withdrawal. Even the vegetables we get at supper are covered in salt and vinegar or butter and I just want a head of lettuce that I can hibernate in my room with and eat. On a better note though, Pam has another student coming and she's bringing me a box of Captain Crunch from Canada I hope. All my fingers and toes crossed on that one!
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... to camp and had breakfast. They we changed into shorts and headed to the waterfall hike. It was a sunny day, but windy still, which helped keep it cooler. We hiked to the waterfalls and it was a fun hike. We had to hike upriver and multiple times crossed through the river. The water current was strong in sections and a couple people in our group wearing flip flops lost their shoes while walking across the river. Luckily I was downstream and able to catch the shoes for them. ...
... the roads became much straighter. We travelled a further 2 hours to Arusha town, nearly without turning a corner once.
We stopped at a Wazungu hotspot for lunch, where the locals still speak Swahili the same national language as Kenya.
Heading to the campsite we stopped off at a gemstone shop as I suspected the tour guide gets a backhander for bringing the shop ...
... 8217;s residents in the 7 hours we spent in the city.
Today for us was about meeting four year old Glory, the child that Shirley’s company sponsors and her Mum, Doreena. Shirley had been in frequent communication with the President of the Rotary Club of Golden Sunrise in Arusha over many months and we were also both excited to have the opportunity to witness some of the Rotary Projects that Eoin’s Rotary Club back in Christchurch had ...
... hard. He got us one to share, along with a lime with chili powder then I squeeze on the corn as I eat it - this is delicious! We stop and get two more, and I eat most of them. I've got a full belly and the taste is so good!
We arrive at the airport, we say our good-byes, and I'm sorry to see Rajai go. We've had an amazing few days together, and it's really made the second half of this trip special and memorable.
Next up - a long flight ...