Kisampa Bush Retreat
Travel Blogs from Saadani National Park
Another day of travel, this time by jeep from Dar to Kisampa, the camp we will stay at while we are working at Matipwili. Now it feels as though we are in Africa. Small businesses line the road out of town and many, many people. It's dusty, at least partly caused by roadworks. The businesses are being run out of small, makeshift buildings - concrete is a major building material in the city area, as is corrugated ...
Drove to Dar via Bagamoyo (lay down your heart), famous for dhow building and 13th and 15th century Kaole ruins. The Arabic ruins were quite interesting with ruins of mosques, tombstones and other buildings. A lot of the original buildings are still underground awaiting ...
We left Peponi to make our way south. We crossed the river with the ferry (first one in a while) at Pangani. We would travel about 260km to Bagamoyo. One option would be to go through Sadaani Park but we opted to go past it as it was expensive and we were all a bit "parked out".
The road was bad and wet after some rain. We joined the tar road before Wami bridge not too far from Bagamoyo.
Bagamoyo is somewhat of a surprise. The old ...
Bagamoyo by Josh
firstly i'd like to start off by saying that a lot of my previous posts have been focusing on the negatives, my disappointments or the acts of people designed to harm us. this post shall not be like that. It will be a beacon of positivity, a white shiny tooth in a mouth of decay.
we awoke a day later than we originally intended, only this was not a problem because we had more time to sleep by splitting the day of ...
My friend from the
airplane called and had an emergency at home so dinner was off. Just
as well since Brittany and I were exhausted. We couldn’t muster up
the energy to go anywhere so we ordered room service and went to
BED!!!! AHHHHhhhhh..... We slept ‘till about 4 PM. I went down and
worked out and then we ordered room service for dinner as well!!!!
Our room was on the 8th
floor and looking out the window ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility