Travel Blogs from Arusha
Our 5 days Tanzania safari started off in Arusha from where our guide Mohammad picked us up. We then headed towards lake manyara national park. Day 2 and 3 were in Serengeti national park and day 4 in Ngorongoro national park. Writing about each of these days will take a while so I'll instead share some of the most memorable experiences from the safari in the subsequent entries.
... to her seat on the next table and looked very apologetic. Poor Jacqui can't see much without her glasses. A little later, the woman beckoned Sheryl up for a dance and eventually I was coerced up too. The band was very good and the way they moved....phew! Great to watch!! Some sort of altercation began to happen with the waitress and the mad woman and it turned to fisticuffs but was quickly broken up by other women and a man who liked like Isaac Hayes. I thought we were going to ...
... seeing good farmland, later massive covered flower greenhouses - Tanzania exports huge amounts of flowers. The land is only c12 kms from Otakef, but took an hour to reach; we did stop at a village where we saw 3 teenage boys ploughing a plot with 4 cows pulling a metal plough, straight out of another century ... bloody hell life is tough, they're of school age ... Arriving, we parked at a neighbour's plot, next to a pen of cows, a short walk to a cropped half-acre, with a couple ...
... as he was driving past. Even when he stopped it took us mortals some time to spot it. Sadly we had to say goodby to Simba the next day after having lunch with with him and his brother who just happened to be driving a large group and had stopped for lunch at the same place. We are now waiting at the airport for a light plane to take us to Zanzibar, however the flight has been delayed 4hrs. Goodby to mainland Africa, what an unbelievable ...
... again!) and reached the summit just before sunrise. We had stunning views and watched the sunrise behind Kilimanjaro. Then we began the long walk (3000metres) down. We had fairly long rest breaks at the 2 huts on the way down but we were both very tired (primarily through lack of sleep more than anything else though Lisa discovered a big toe nail was completely blue.
We ceremoniously threw Lisa's shoes, which had pretty much ...
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