Kilemakyaro Mt. Lodge
Travel Blogs from Moshi
First proper day in Moshi after a well earned rest and we went straight to the office to get the schedule written up for my time at KACA over the next month, and it's pretty jam packed! That is with school visits to see the orphans and MVCs (most vulnerable children) KACA are supporting, outreach programs, possibly some teaching, and of course trying to fit in some sightseeing while I'm here.
We got it drawn up and got straight out onto the visit ...
... brush my teeth over it anyway, not sure why!
As basic and at times uncomfortable this may seem, right now I'm thinking this will be a really good experience and I'm just going to make the most of it. With the work I'll be involved in, I think I'd feel terrible if I were to live the high life while I was here. I'm lucky enough to come from the first world so a month of this won't kill me, I hope!
After the quick tour and bag drop off we were back on the bike to go ...
... supplied by diesel generators and sometimes people at the offices just
switch of the power on certain lines for no apparent technical reason. Of
course, the majority of this is hearsay, but I sincerely doubt that technical
difficulties are the explanation for every power cut.
One last problem from between March until May is the rainy season
in Tanzania which is now in full swing again with the rain falling at alarming
rapidity during the night- basically ...
Sunday was our last day in Moshi. We allowed ourselves a lie in and didn't get up until gone 8!!!
While we were having breakfast Emmanuel rang to check if it was ok for him to call round as he had something to give us. So about 10ish he arrive at TemboTamu with a friend called Rovian. Rovian was a Massai and actually spoke very good English. They stopped for a cup ...
... made it onto Tanzanian TV.
The day worked out well though, as Bruno from ACTT had taken the teachers from the schools in rural Moshi where we had previously seen the mobile lab in action, to the waterfalls at Marangu for their "graduation" outing at the end of their 2 ...