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TravelPod Member ReviewsHighview Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Fantastic Lodge, amazing food and entertainment. Highview is involved with a local orphanage, and helps support the local community through tourism and their donations.
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Up for breakfast around 7:30AM, then grabbed our nice fresh clean laundry before we set off on the safari. When we received our bill, I was shocked to learn it was $70! They were charging $2/socks and underwear, and after a week on the mountain, you can see why our bill amounted to so much without considering our clothes as well! Dane later told …
... put a tourniquet around the cow's neck to make the jugular vein stand out, and pierce it with a knife. They catch the blood in a dried gourd. Sometimes they mix it with fermented milk. They use cow dung to stop the cow's bleeding. The women do not participate or watch this. We heard children singing. The sound was coming from a tiny rectangular building also made of sticks and dung. This was the Maasai kindergarten. It was as dark inside as the Maasai homes. ...
... friendly, provided you didn't show fear or run away. They were Rottweiler Labrador crosses with a few other breeds mixed, and one extremely cute 6 week old Rottweiler puppy that was very playful and got loads of attention from us.
Dinner was barbecued pork chops with mash potato and the now standard delicious stewed vegetables.
Our bed for the night was a large double bed which after our tents felt like the most comfortable 5* hotel and we had the best night sleep of the ...
... was a formidable sight and we avoided going near it! There are no Giraffe in Ngorongoro because there are no trees here for them to feed on. I couldn't help but wonder, if a small and not so famous Ngorongoro was this, how would it be to see the bigger safari spots like Serengeti and witness the animal migration etc! Really out of the world!
As we were nearing the end of the day's safari clouds gathered and cast a beautiful hazy light on ...