Arusha Centre Inn
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... the road....my description cannot do it justice and any photos cannot portray the simplicity in which these people live...many on the verge of absolute poverty. I wish I had photos to show you but many people don't like us taking photos and will often demand "picture money" so the ones we take are done discreetly. The power has just gone off and I can hear the generator whirring away down the back...thank goodness for my iPad. I'm going to watch another episode of Modern ...
... RITE supermarket), which is opposite the Kilombero market - the large local market we shopped recently, the same market where we bought supplies for the Christmas lunch we hosted at Otakef, 2011. The structure of the Gallery buildings is based on a drum, shield and spear, opened in 2010. It is a very striking piece of architecture, the interior also impressive with a fantastic collection - looks like a mini-Guggenheim. Overwhelming array of paintings, drawings, masks, sculpture, ...
... sockets. My body was crying out for more oxygen but I was not out of breath. With the patience of a saint Benjamin slowly and surely guided me to the summit. His tolerance of my at times poor tone is a credit to his professionalism.
The summit was a bit of an anti climax with so much energy expended in pushing though my bodies poor acclimatisation it was with a laughably sour expression that I answered Benjamin's question of if I would like my photo taken on the summit. ...
... day and went down to 15 dec C at night). We went out to a hippo pool where we could exit our vehicle and go to a viewing rail where there were about 75 hippos in a dwindling, festering, fetid cesspool (Blair's description). Since it's about three months away from the return of the rainy season, Richard told us that these hippos were in danger of dying because the water was drying up. It was not a very pleasant sight or smell. At twilight we spotted many giraffes, elephants, and ...
... br> African Fish Eagle,
a pair of Silvery-cheeked Hornbills,
many Masai Giraffes (the national animal of Tanzania),
helmeted guinea fowl,
weaver bird nests,
greater flamingoes (whitish),
lesser flamingoes (pinker) in vast quantities on lake Momela,