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.
... so she can both teach and look after her child.. Maternity leave has yet to kick in.. We are exhausted after the days travel but both agree it is going to be an amazing experience! Our volunteer house is close to capacity with around 25 volunteers living there from all over the world including America, Denmark, Columbia etc.. Everyone is super chilled with what we call 'house mamas' making all the meals and doing all ...
... to sit on. We returned to Kye's and spent a while chatting with Edwina and Liz, their neighbour- they're all here through AVI. Liz is good friends with Ben too- they worked in Mongolia together. Such a small world! They were able to tell me heaps about AVI- I'm definitely keen to come back over for a longer period of time. Liz had just flown back from Oz and crashed so it was just the three of us ...
... br> 08.30: Taking a tuk-tuk to the Malawi High Commission
10.15: Going to the bus terminal by the same tuk-tuk
10.40: Catching an already departing bus from Dar es Salaam
23.00: Arriving in Arusha
The total journey time was 30 hours which is our unofficial record!
That morning we woke up quite early because we were planning to spend the entire day by walking from one tour agency to another and trying to get the best deal for our second Safari ...
The journey to Mt Meru
the sweat, the smell, the roads…
First observation - we are definitely operating on 'African time' there is lots of sitting around, chatting and waiting (not sure what we are waiting for…)
Eventually, we got onboard our Toyota Land Cruiser for the journey to Arusha National Park. Factually, it wasn't a Land cruiser, it was half a Landrover and half a Toyota Landcruiser that looked ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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- Free parking