Karama Lodge & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... hammered it to Babati. I am not sure what TdA was thinking with the flagging through town but was not to impressed. Flagging usually means turn, but the flagging was where you couldn't turn. Luckily the lunch truck came past and I followed them up another freaking hill, down a hill and back up part way to a turn with 1 piece of flagging tape. Not to happy, but also running on empty and then some. 170km, 40degrees stage win for me. No plate as Andrea is on vacation and they are ...
... we went directly to our first stop of the trip, the beautiful Kigongoni Lodge. This is an old 70-acre coffee plantation with individual cottages built into the wooded hillside, chosen by us not only for it’s obvious appeal but because the Lodge supports a very worthy sounding charity - The Sibusiso Centre for mentally-disabled children. It’s actually based next door to the lodge, but sadly we didn’t get a chance to visit. Maybe next time?
Andy: Returning to Zanzibar was a dream. Quite literally as we had to get up at 3am to get on the ferry. We headed off to Stone Town where we rocked up at our first hotel with a hot shower in about a fortnight. We got lost again on the meandering streets but made it to dinner at the night markets near Freddie Mercury's restaurant. Then someone brazenly took the beer resting by my side. Furious, I went to give him a good talking to, 'now look ...
Andy: a game drive? What sort of games? Scrabble? Mario? Nope, animals again. They were alright this time though as they were all ok with us coming into their home in a bright yellow truck and taking pictures of them as they ate or slept. Apparently most have gone to Tanzania, probably because we've just left Tanzania. Still, some dopey looking animals remained and let us hang out with them. The lions looked a little annoyed that most of the other animals had scarpered ...
... for me, not them. We might end up sponsoring a kid..maybe wonky eyes, she seems to have her eye on success. And the floor though... Zoe: today was our first day in the orphanage, which seems less of an orphanage and more like a "community school" for all the kids that can't afford school, they come to us and try to learn things and hopefully get sponsored to go to school. That seems like the ultimate aim of the East Africa Orphanage. We were in the "baby baby class" today and they ...