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exercise / pool in bahar dar

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exercise / pool in bahar dar

I will be in Bahar Dar on business, staying in a pension and was wondering if there is anywhere I can swim / use gym / run whilst there?

I saw that Kuriftu and Papyrus have pools but are non guests allowed?

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1. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Now is allowed both place to swim for non guest. And the city is comfortable to run around.

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2. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Kiriftu is one of the nicest pools in the whole country. U can certainly pay a daily entrance at least 300 birr. It is on the lakeside. Daily price for entry includes a main meal.

Papyrus hotel is at north end of main street.Pool is ok will be cheaper thanK but not as clean fromwen ihavebeen there.

should begyms around that are ok.

u can run throught the streets. B Dar has a lovely lakeside road, also a footpath by the lake

will also send you a message.

will also send you a message.

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3. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Thank you for the information. Do you know if the one at Papyrus is chlorinated? Also, Is it safe for a young woman to run along the lake shore in the evening?

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4. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Remember there are no long summer evenings at this latitude.gets dark 6 45pm approx. Run after work or better still at 0630...Ask ur colleagues wen there, but for runs at 1800 you shouldbe ok. I would say1900 to 2000 run on the pavements of the main lakeside road, not on the lakesidefootpath.

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5. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Should add that traffic levels in BD are very low. 65% of vehicles are tuk tuks so no real traffic pollution unlike Addis.

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6. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Think papyrus is chorinated. Just think they are not as good at keeping it blue as kiriftu staff are...

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7. Re: exercise / pool in bahar dar

Papyrus hotel got a pool as well.

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