Karama Lodge & Spa
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... that Kenya is primarily focused on tribes above all else, but that multiple Tanzanian leaders have said to stop asking about someone's tribe, just look at them as people. Very cool. We eventually get through Arusha, into the "suburbs", and then we are into the wide open countryside. It's really beautiful, and has a unique mix of vegetation, animals, and even people. There are the obligatory kids walking with groups of cows and goats and sheep along the side of ...
... the top obscured with cloud but an emmense mountain rising from the plain. At the terminus we had to wait more for our shuttle to the hotel which eventually came and drove us down rough roadwork streets full of dust to our hotel. Rondavels Set large grassey surroundings and a nice pool. After an afternoon sandwich and coffee we sat by the pool and relaxed. Staying at Planet Lodge ...
... myself, and another volunteer were in the classroom together every day. The children were all learning math, Swahili, English and crafts on a regular basis. Every student was on a different level than the next. Some were learning the alphabet while others were practicing sentences. Some were tracing numbers while others were doing addition and subtraction. Unfortunately, Tupendane can barely pay the salary of one teacher let alone additional ones ...
... fun activity included. This could include keeping a ball between your arms or keeping a ring on your head. For example, on the third lap, the swimmers at one end had to pull one of the boys/girls using the lane ropes. On another lap, there were two swimmers holding on to a big hula hoop both using their legs in breast stroke kick to get across to the other side of the pool. I’m sure it was hard work for them - and ...
... had a better sleep then the night before but the area I was lying on had chunks of grass so it was really bumpy. At 5.30 we were up at the crack of dawn and out by 6am to see the sunrise. As we left we saw the hoards of wilder beasts and zebras. They were part of the great migration which happens October-November between Kenya and Tanzania. There were so many! As we were watching them, and the hyenas scare them, the sun started to rise and I got some beautiful photos. That ...