This map is waterproof and tear-resistant, highly suitable for tropical conditions, double-sided to provide the best balance between a good scale and a...... more
This map is waterproof and tear-resistant, highly suitable for tropical conditions, double-sided to provide the best balance between a good scale and a convenient sheet size (size 100 x 70 cm / 39.5 x 27.5 in) with topographic and tourist information. The country is divided into east and west sections with a generous overlap and coverage also includes Rwanda and Burundi. Topography is presented by altitude colouring with contours and spot height. Seasonal water features, swamps, salt lakes and mangroves are indicated. Road network includes unsurfaced local roads and seasonal tracks, and indicates driving distances on main and secondary roads and locations of petrol stations. Border crossings are clearly marked. Railways, local airfields and ferry routes, both coastal and on Lake Tanganyika, Lake Kivu and Lake Nyasa, are also shown and internal administrative boundaries are presented with names of the provinces. National parks and nature reserves are prominently marked. Symbols highlight various places of interest, including selected hotels, campsites and lodges, viewpoints, archaeological sites, rock paintings, wells and water tanks, medical facilities, beaches and diving sites, etc. The map has a latitude and longitude grid at intervals of at 1°, plus an extensive index of localities with a separate list of national parks and reserves. Multilingual legend includes English, the map is indexed. High quality German cartography. Also included is a street plan of central Dar Es Salam showing various tourist facilities and places of interest.
Advantages: Quiet location, rural setting, convenient to the surrounding towns. Disadvantages: No local shops to walk to, have to drive to get to the shops
...Introduction The Barnsdale lodge hotel superceeded all of our expectations. It is a real gem which offers a traditional customer focused hospitality on a personal basis where each guest is made to feel most important. This hotel offers a truly relaxing break where pampering seems to be part of the everyday experience. According to the description by the owner, there are 45 rooms and is...
Advantages: Friendly, close to family attractions. Close to transport. Cheap Disadvantages: Buses can sometimes be noisy.
...Park Lodge Guest House
122 Summergangs Road
Ok, so firstly a little about this place to set the scene?
Park Lodge Guest House is situated in Hull, East Yorkshire, just off one of the main roads running from the town centre. It gets it name from the large park next door, which is a great place and I will talk about it in a bit.
It has been...
Advantages: Spacious for three people, everyone had own toilet, hot water, nice sofas, excellent garden space Disadvantages: Smell of manure, noisy cows in the morning, kitchen could be better stocked
* The closest pub is a mere 5 minute drive which is The Ship Inn where you can park opposite. We had a nice meal there one evening, fish & chips and ham, egg & chips which went down a treat, and the atmosphere was friendly so I wouldn?t hesitate in recommending this place to dine out, though there are a few other places in the vicinity in West Stour, Shaftsebury and Gillingham.
* The nearest supermarkets are...