Meru Wellness Retreat
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... into the carpark laughing at the bizarre night we'd had!! We obviously don't get out much. Alfred's friend hopped in the car beside me again so I thought I'd ask his name.....Lucas Juma.....and it turns out he grew up in Kenya in the same village in a house only 50 metres from Barack Obama's fathers house....he belongs to the same tribe as Alfred....Luo. Luckily Jacqui has a spare pair of glasses....an old prescription but they will have to suffice. Just wish I'd taken my camera ...
... also regular daladala transport to and fro Arusha town. The plan for this land would have to include a road (unmade track) to be built from the nearby road to the land for vehicle access. Big plans, but, a good deal of money needs to be raised first. Spent a while on the land, 2 of Maurini's uncles were with us. Next stop was a nearby acre of land Samwel was looking at - Tsh10,000,000, used for watermelon - then another not faraway - Tsh11,000,000 - before heading off and ...
... br> After waving goodbye to our butler Denis back at the lodge, we made our way to the local strip where Elly flew us to Kudo.
There we met Baraka who took us on an amazing Safari through the coarse bush, first stopping at the sausage tree, where Elly looked astonished and exclaimed, "I didn't know sausages grew on trees!"
We also learnt today that it's not all about ...
... bag of bent cooking pans, bags of uneaten noodles, herbs and spices, tea bags, milk powder, peanut butter, jam, a half finished cooking gas cannister and the remnants of our clothes that had seen better days.
We moved to a different hotel called 'Herbs and Spices' which was also an Ethiopian restaurant. The reason for this was because we were unable to stay in our upgraded room for $50 and the budget rooms that we were supposed to ...
... older man who's company had donated a large amount of money to the radio guys charity to stop rhino hunting and wanted to join, and the fourth guy was a friend of the pretentious speedy climber. It was nice to get a little break from Mike though ;)
Our climb really is the princess package though. We started our climb with the assistant guide William, who walked incredibly slowly. He told us we had to keep going "pole pole" which is to avoid ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center