Arusha Travel Lodge
Travel Blogs from Arusha
... to carry 1000KG of water three stores up, breaking a sweat just doing the math, better go take nice long shower...or not, damn now I going to feel bad every time ! flush! Gonna get const…aaah ok! to much information there…gottit ! After spending the Sunday in an apathetic state of mind (at least I wasn´t out if it, my mind that is!) I went for a walk and Sunday shopping, as well for another haircut…I decided for a shave, so the guy starts off ...
... would be at 9am and not 11am as we originally thought. We had a quick packing party, read another chapter of Magician’s Nephew, packed ourselves and hit the sack. I squeezed in a last run with Marcus and Martin, a German who descended Kilimanjaro the day before and could barely walk. The competition was good. Unfortunately the hippos had left Momella Lodge, but seeing the sun rise on Mt. Meru is tough to beat on any day.
... people going on safari or climbing Kilimanjaro. The kids loved each having their own touchscreen on the plane and Kara was able to pull out our proof of vaccinations in 30 seconds flat. We were off to a good start. Our driver Clinton took us through Arusha National Park to Hatari Lodge. On the way to the lodge we saw some giraffe and zebra and were surprised to find giraffe warthogs and buffalo at the lodge.
We got to Hatari because ...
... word got around that there was a fresh lion kill. We headed to the reported kill and found dozens of vehicles jostling for position. The hyenas and jackals also must have heard about the kill as they were hovering in numbers. The vehicles in prime position refused to move maybe expecting further action. It was only when rangers turned up that they limited the time in the prime position. Around a hour later we saw that 3 lions had taken down a large ...
... it! Our toilet (in front of a rock) had the most VIP view with Kili towering above and below it was overlooking the most luscious clouds I have ever laid eyes on – there is nowhere else I would rather pee! This was absolutely my favourite campsite!
Night time was a different story however, as I have never felt so cold! We went to bed at 6pm and had to get up at 11pm for the final ascent to the top of Kili...so I wore to bed what I would wear ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking