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Travel Blogs from Arusha
So today was our day out with all the staff from ACTT. Robert had left the staff to plan the day and make all the arrangements. He had just given them a budget and then told them to plan what whatever they wanted to do
Everyone worked until about 11 and then Robert just shut the office (which is a very rare event) and we were off.
Days out like this ...
... lioness and they are about to move. The lion we watched climb down earlier is walking back toward the others from a slightly different direction, it looks like she knows where to hunt for the evening and has come back to take the others. We park up, turn off the engine and climb on the roof for a great view. The cubs are very playful, as they climb down, jumping on one another, biting tails and ambushing mum. I so want to jump off the roof and go play with them like ...
... a stall at a market at Mango Tree (a popular bar and restaurant with the volunteers), where we were able to sell the greeting cards we have been making with the widows these past few weeks. While it was raining in the morning, we had a great time talking to the other stallholders, including another Australian who works at a fantastic organisation called Sew that employs women affected by HIV/AIDS to make bags and purses.
I also saw my third St Jude's bus in town ...
... I said good for them but I was going to take it easy. :) It was dark when I arrived so I didn't notice how lovely this place is.
My guide, Mussa just arrived and we're headed for a hike, then lunch ans some shopping this afternoon. Will write more ...
... February 1967.
The permanent exhibition depicts the economic and political history of Tanzania including the pre-colonial developments, the German and British colonization, the movements against colonization, the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the Arusha Declaration, the contribution of Tanzania in the struggle for independence in other African countries and current developments.
Since we already visited the National Museum of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam I ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center