Briston Hotel

Kaloleni Estate, Arusha, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arusha

Weekend adventures

A travel blog entry by sarahvale

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Thursday night.. Our first taste of African nightlife. Nicknamed 'social night' all volunteers from the other houses come over for dinner and drinks and we don't socialise.. It's like high school, everyone sticks to their own groups.. Our house being the cool group, obviously. The night however doesn't really start till about midnight.. Many have naps before we go (us included- are you surprised?) and start drinking games around 10pm. In the taxi we squeeze 20 people into a 7 seated ...

Day 3 - Olakira

A travel blog entry by tony.bates

... other side. This continued for another 5 minutes until the herd was across, a wonderful sight to have seen, and we were so pleased we waited it out. Shortly after we left the crossing we came across a Jam of Giraffes and 5 Zebra. The whole thing smacked of being stage managed, as we came around the corner, everyone was lined up ready for viewing with the exception of the Zebra who were supposed to be facing the front - they were however lined up font-back-front-back in comical ...

Mzungu

A travel blog entry by daniellenew22

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... to us much quicker. But here in Arusha, I hear it every day. At first it felt strange because in Canada, we would never shout “foreigner! foreigner!” at someone visiting our country, we would probably consider it very rude. But as I began to understand this term I realized that here, it is not meant to be rude or demeaning, it is just a name; something used to get our attention.

I usually encounter this title when interacting with children. They become ...

T. I. A.

A travel blog entry by nannakez

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... alphabet, number and a world map but the shop we went to didn't have any and the other stationary shop was closed beciuse they are Indian and close at lunchtimes.......oh well.another day!! Kesho (tomorrow) Back to the orphanage where lunch was served to the children and we waited for the fundi to come and collect their deposits. We were introduced to a young man, Wenslaus, who Loose Change supports. He came ...

Our last stop

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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... in one of the backpacker rooms in the annex of the lodge (which later we discovered were pretty grim and not worth the money) but were offered a free upgrade because they weren't busy, which we were delighted with.

Our reason for going to Arusha was because we wanted to climb Mount Meru, an extinct Volcanic mountain 4500metres high (2nd highest in Tanzania, 5th highest in Africa). Kilimanjaro was not far away but we'd ...

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