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Jan 14, 2010 - Lushoto, Usambara Mountains

Taking the road from Arusha to Dar es Salaam we stop in Mombo and fight with the overcharging taxi drivers to be allowed to get on the local bus up the winding road to Lushoto. Just as the book describes, it feels like an Indian hill town. After the pointless uber luxury of safari we are craving "real Africa" and find a basic hotel just 500m from the central market. Business has not been good in Lushoto and the young lads actually fight to take us to find a hotel and to be hired as our guide the next day. One cocky lad takes the brochure of...

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