Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... 8217; cards for quite a while before I started yawning and decided I ought to head back to my tent - on the way out in the dark as not got my head torch with me decided it would be a great idea to take a photo of the others playing cards from outside the wire netting area of the building (there to protect you from the wild animals) but managed to fall down the deep storm gully as the grating was missing from a section of it - so more injuries to add to my legs.
... for the 90 minute drive and make a stop and a very nice art gallery and find a few things. The drive is half on paved roads (which is now a luxury for us) so that’s an nice change.
We arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and we find the nicest venue of all our safari stops – built on the edge of the crater and overlooking the crater floor 500 meters (1640 feet) below and spreading over 280 square kilometers ...
The chief spent a lot of time talking about local beer, which he poured into a gourd and passed around. He let us have some even though it is for men only. The smell was enough for me. There were also demonstrations on how to haul water (gourds in a backpack and on the head), a traditional goat skin wedding skirt that he insisted in putting on several people, and a look inside ...
... watched him laze about… I unloaded quite a few photos and videos watching such a majestic creature - see the video here and photos below.
After watching the cat rest, we headed out looking for more ...
... rivers which are the only water supply for the thousands of people living around it's base.
My guide, a font of information, told me how easy it is to grow bananas, how laborious and time consuming to harvest coffee, what plants are used to cure your ails and all the gossip about the mountain guides. We crossed a rickety footbridge beside a partially finished wide cement bridge. This will be for cars one day. Although foreign aid is evident in the ...