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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Planet Lodge Arusha
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... for Zanzibar and Brian and Mike on a safari.
As it was Megan's birthday we arranged a birthday cake for her after breakfast and the kitchen staff delivered it to our table while singing a fantastic African version of "happy birthday"....it was amazing and I think Megan was more than a little surprised.....you certainly don't experience a scene like that every birthday!
We spent the rest of the day relaxing, organising our washing etc while Meg enjoyed some ...
... I would cause more damage as I hadn't been properly trained so didn't do any myself! After an enlightening morning we spent the next few hours in the laboratory. This room did not look like the white sterile room filled with testing equipment that you might be imagining. There was a table in the centre of the room with one light microscope and one fluorescent microscope on it as well as numerous samples. Urine samples were in little open glass jars and stool samples ...
... also have electrical outlets by our seats, which will be super helpful in keeping camera batteries charged! Today we'll drive through Arusha on to Simanjiro (near Tarangire National Park), where we'll stay for two nights. The students asked me to pass along apologies for not contacting families before we left campus. The wifi was out Friday afternoon and this morning. Everyone is doing ...
... has about 30 beds (15ish bunks) in it - lucky start for me not being down there! I re-met some of the people from the airport and we decided to go to one of the baby orphanages that afternoon. The place is called 'Neema' and is run by an American couple who live over here. There are about 8 babies and maybe 15 toddlers. This was such a good first impression! The children were so much fun to play with and read stories with. Lots would just come and ...
... the rd it seemed the driver wanted to make up for lost time. They also like to put speed bumps on their main highways so as we travelled down the rd we would occational fly of the seat.
The other thing to make up time was to over take, usually this would be when a car was coming in the opposite direction. The amount of times that we would pull out I just thought they would pull back in but no, they would try to make it arround the vehical and then ...