Twiga Hotel

Arusha Road, Arusha, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arusha

"Ain't know mountain high enough"

A travel blog entry by jdchurchers on Aug 01, 2014

13 comments, 3 photos

... water and snack intake along the trek. After laying on giant rocks, writing messages out of rocks and generally relaxing after lunch, we once again went on our acclimatisation trek. The Mawenzi Tarn Hut obscured the view of Kili and our morning’s trek had made us feel like we had been moving away from our final destination, but we climbed up our required 100m to a point offering a clear view of our mountain. We sat and contemplated what we were endeavouring to do over ...

Mzungu Mzungu!

A travel blog entry by katyflo on May 19, 2014

35 photos

... complete strangers claiming they are from a charity, ask for a child and take them away on the back of a motorbike in the middle of a school day. Then again we're not in England...
She directed us to her home to meet with her Grandmother and I was in for a shock. It's one thing having the children tell you about their background, but it's another seeing it with your own eyes. The Grandmother looked young enough to be her Mother and I'd guessed Amina's Mother must ...

Marangu Waterfalls and a Masai Village

A travel blog entry by katyflo on May 16, 2014

50 photos

... having their first child by 16 or 17. They are always given an older husband too, who will be around 20-25 when they get married. Oh and get this.... the men usually have up to 5 wives! The leader was there and he has 4 wives, and he thinks (only thinks!) he has about 40 children. This is the problem with sending them to school... they can't afford all the fees and the only trade they know is either maize or cattle so they have very little money.

The houses are ...

Relaxing in Moshi

A travel blog entry by linzers on Apr 12, 2014

3 photos

... 4 in the middle and 4 in the front, with the driver leaning more on his door then in the drivers seat. We managed to get our work permits yesterday, although we had to hand our passports over to the immigration office for 2 hours while they sorted the permits. It was nerve-wracking and we were very happy to have our passports back at the end. We then went and enjoyed a pizza for lunch which was delightful as a change ...

Last day in Moshi, Travelling Home and a Video

A travel blog entry by hilary.bacon.1 on Mar 18, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

... cleared passport control, baggage collection and customs. The car collection was very quick and we were back home in Bristol by about 11am.

This has been a fantastic trip and I hope you have enjoyed reading the blogs. A big thank you goes to all our friends in Tanzania who made our holiday so wonderful and to everyone who donated to the JK Nyerere School computer project. I hope you have been able to see ...

Location

This hotel, located on Arusha Road, Arusha, is near Big Blu Mafia Island Diving Center, Mafia Marine National Park, and Saadani Safari Lodge River Safari.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Twiga Hotel Arusha

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding