Moivaro Country Walk Arusha
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Gathering for the walk at Moivaro Lodge
Livingstone pointing out the coffee beans
Here they are!
Walking along the drive from Moivaro Lodge
Cedric helping a guy with his bike
Higher up the road, a view towards Mt Meru
Passing a colourful display above a wall
The roofs of the glasshouses
A closer look at the vast area under glass
On the track through the bananas and crops, meeting schoolkids on the way
Further along the track
Woman and child among the crops
Irrigation channel on the edge of the banana trees
Arriving at the school buildings
Gathering on the edge of the banana plantation
The educational display on the walls of the classrooms
Map of East Africa, and much more
Meeting children as we went into the playground
More scientific illustrations - and some children
The class sing "happy birthday"
Other children gathering at the doorway
Here are the proud children in the class
Children in the playground
Dermot with some of the children
And me too!
Other children resting under the big tree
The head teacher and her colleague in their office
Setting out again from the school
Followed by many of the children!
A crowd of kids following us back up the road
View ahead towards Mount Meru
Continuing along the road - learning a few words of Swahili
A couple of men sawing some wood outside a shop
The other half of the shop!
Moving on again
Meeting a herdsman with his cattle and goats
Looking down on a shack
Woman working outside her house
Dan walking past a mother and child
Down into the banana plantation
Woman tending the crops
German companion showing the kids their photo!
Big bunch of bananas!
The path through the plantation
More workers in the fields
View across the fields
Young cabbages among the banana trees
Woman at work
Climbing up from the low-lying fertile plain
The mixed crops planted together
Arriving at the top of the climb, to join another dirt road
Construction work under way using locally-made bricks
The group walking along the road, still with a couple of schoolchildren
Passing one of the guys stacking branches on a cart
Another fine bunch of bananas with the flower head
Gathering beside the lower road before heading back towards Moivaro
Dermot getting rid of the lower half of his trousers!
The local government building
At the brewery
Inside the little brewing room
The brewing equipment!
Discussing the finished product
The area for parties and barbecues
Looking back at the doorway into the brewery
Sign above a grocer's shop
Passing a rural house
The Masai men waiting to have their photo taken, doing a little dance
Sign for Kilimanjaro beer outside the Black Uhuru grocery
Gathered outside the grocery looking at "Bob Marley"'s tree.
And here's his tree house
Local people walking along the bumpy dirt road
Our group about to pass another guy with a cart piled with timber
More of the local dwellings, with piles of bricks outside
And finally, back at the gate to Moivaro Lodge
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