Drifters Lodge

Main Rd, Pangani, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pangani

Arrival on a foreign shore

A travel blog entry by matt746 on Sep 15, 2013

... a guest house for the night. I was told that any accommodation would be "very local". Now from day one I had decided that any road travel of a night was not a good idea, considering how bloody scary the overtaking moves they perform during the day are. So it was with some amazing clarity that I accepted the idea of traveling on the back of a motor bike with my new found interpreter to the next village. So I crossed the rubicon ...

A dhow ride to the spice island of Zanzibar.

A travel blog entry by matt746 on Sep 05, 2013

... reefs and rocks scattered below and I watched the fish dart for cover as our shadow approached. I imagined the scene from the book 'Prince Caspian' when Lucy looked down to see miniature cities and forts below the sea. Knights were riding to battle on seahorses and suddenly I realised that even if he was a bit of a religious nut at times C. S. Lewis had no doubt seen a sight much like this in his own travels.

We were soon approaching Stone Town and I sat up ...

Day 6

A travel blog entry by lorrikk on Jul 20, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

... we were pulling up the gentleman was locking the door. Francis and Richard managed to talk them into staying open but it wasn't the full store. They had beautiful rugs, bags, chairs, and a few other items. While we were in their Merina showed us how to carry things on our head. Himmiri (our guide) can dance and sit and stand while balance things on his head! Carlee did very well, even getting down to the ground. The rest could mostly get a few steps at best. Back ...

Day 4

A travel blog entry by lorrikk on Jul 18, 2013

2 comments, 7 photos

... won't! He now teases them with it to make them squirm. We are learning a lot of new things but we are also teaching. We taught Richard how use a knife while eating. He had never done it before. The next day he was using it again. When we commented on it, he said "yes, I like it." We are all so curious about each others cultures. Today I sat with some of the students and showed them pictures on my phone of snow and a video of Matt snowboarding. One said ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by lorrikk on Jul 17, 2013

7 comments, 12 photos

The days keep getting better! Today we started out at the Mpirani Primary school. We were greeted by smiling faces, shining eyes, and laughter. This school has about 1000 children - some classes can have up to 80 students in one class! We had to start out by signing into the ledger in the headmasters office. From there the 4H members showed us how to weed around the trees. The trees are planted with a well around them, they take the dry grass a place it around the base of the tree to ...


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