Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... the roof up while we looked around the displays. There were also great views of Mount Meru from here
After about 15 minutes we set off into the park. The first bit of excitement was seeing the roof popped up. None of the guys had ever been in a safari car before. They all really liked standing up as ...
We set off with great excitement at 6.30am into the Serengeti again. Drive drive drive. Serengeti/Endless Plains - but no creatures! There didn't even seem to be any zebra or wildebeest today. For about 3 hours we drove around scanning the landscape. Eventually we did find a pride of lions; and two cheetahs sitting up in the grass. Unfortunately I don't think our driver had seen the cheetahs so just as we were focusing our cameras he drove off. The lions were fab but by ...
Day driving through Tarangire national park, quite different vegetation with baobab trees and loads of elephant. Arrived at Boundary Hill lodge, simple but set on a hill edge with spectacular views over African bush, had a memorable dinner under the stars by candlelight next to a fire looking over Africa! Felt like Dads spirit was with ...
... gave up having travelled a fair distance from the vehicle. We then found an ostrich egg which had been abandoned, and Tony was able to stand on it, proving just how tough they are. Finally we had some luck and found our pride of Lions. They were basking in the sun amongst what can only be described as a massacre. 4 dead Cape buffalo lay about them, none eaten, all killed for practice or sport. The last buffalo proved to still be ...
So I have just finished my first week of teaching at the Umoja center here in Arusha. I can't believe I’m finally doing this: teaching in AFRICA! I know I’ve said it a million times, but it is such a dream come true.
The school itself is awesome. Umoja was founded in 2009 by Caroline Goody and provides a free education program specifically designed for disadvantaged young adults who have fallen out of the formal education system. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool