Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... me* Come on, mum. Mary-Louise: *stands next to mum's seat* I'll sit here. Rebecca: Mum, you're sitting here-- Mary-Louise: *notices mum's ruffled napkin* ... Someone has been here! Rebecca: Mum-- Mary-Louise: No, somebody has already been here. Rebecca: MUM. YOU'RE SITTING NEXT TO ME. Mary-Louise: .......... *waddles over* Me: *trying not to laugh* Once we were all sitting together, everyone had a nice chat with no awkwardness, which was ...
... a Masai spear so we stopped by the "tourist" Masai village so that Henry could haggle for a spear. The village does a roaring trade and charges a hefty amount to visit what is essentially a "Disneyland" version of a Masai village. Clean, organised and ready to sell any gullible American tourist jewellery and knickknacks that are overpriced and sometimes just made in China. I refused to visit the village because I knew I was going to visit ...
... The Tanzanian government recently increased the park entrance fees considerably as well as the amount of time a car can spend in the crater to try and protect this fragile ecosystem. There is also a limit on the amount of cars at a sighting and where the cars can drive. Unlike private reserves we could only drive on the designated roads which does limit the animal viewing.
I would recommend people to start ...
... jeeps. What was interesting was that this was the only animal of all the more than two dozen species, that was not shy or scared of humans. They knew they were the king of the jungle and were perfectly at ease ignoring our very un-ignorable presence (there were at least some 20 jeeps with tourists clicking away). There was no doubting the majesty of this creature!
On the other hand we also discovered that while the females were this way the ...
... clothes. They wear their traditional robes, and white sandals. The Masai are a warrior, Hunter gatherer people, and have never been enslaved or conquered. They are very proud, and this is evident in their overall demeanour. Almost every hotel and resort has Masai men for security guards; the all carry a long stick, a shorter stick with a knob on the end, and a VERY long knife. Despite their fearsome reputation, ...