Crater Forest Tented Lodge
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... top. No part of the animal is wasted which means I tried some
very unusual cuts. I had only eaten goat head and leg before, the leg is
fantastic barbequed and the head is interesting. I tried the barbequed kidney
and heart for the first time today though and it was amazing!
Tomorrow is my last full day in Tanzania and I am attending
another ceremony although this will be my last post. I have had an amazing time
here and experienced some incredible ...
Thursday, June 25 and Friday, June 26
These days were spent working with our Tanzanian partner teachers. The four American teachers were split up and each of us had a one or two partner teachers. We are preparing a seminar on how to teach second language learners more efficiently using sheltered instruction. The Tanzanian teachers have to teach in English at the secondary level, but primary is taught completely in Swahili. So, essentially the students became ...
We spent a very chilly night at the campsite on the rim of the crater. Apparently a bull elephant and buffalo normally visit and drink out of the water tank but we didn't see them! The campfire was another roaring success though and was still warm in the morning for us to sit around while waiting to head on safari. I was lucky as girls had hot showers while boys had cold. Although I did ...
... eat 3 meals of meat per day (it is Wednesday night at the time of writing).
I promised that I would probably talk about space at some point and I am about to keep it. Whilst we had the power cut there was absolutely no artificial light for miles and therefore the sky was just an enormous blanket of stars. It’s one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen! You could even see the pale band across the south that is the Milky Way.
... the smoke from the fire to go out. Near to the narrow low opening into the hut his wife sat in the darkness with a shaft of sunlight lighting up the bead work she was doing - it’s sold to the tourists (like us) who visit the village. She suddenly noticed that I was taking photos from where I was sat near the fire and exposed all the bead work around her neck etc. As I went out realised there was also a second older lady sat there as well.