Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge
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One of the advantages of being a self directed traveller a the fact that you can pretty much make up your own schedule but one of the disadvantages is that you do not fit into anyone else's idea of what you should be doing. As almost all travelers arrive by plane or are booked on a tour from their home base the tourism industry here is geared up to slot you into one of their pre packaged programmes of one, two, three or more day itineraries. So if you turn up ...
... arriving at the public campsite just before sunset, greeted by several Maribu Stork slowly walking around the campground. I quickly walked down to the newest washroom with hopes of a hot shower. The water was indeed warm, but with no shower head on the shower, it was like showering under a faucet, less than fulfilling.
I thought the ...
... br> after boys are circumcised to give them strength and it was something Tom and I
were keen to experience. I drank the blood straight first and it was not all
that bad, very warm and salty. After a minute or so the blood begins to
coagulate though and this produces awful clots that are incredibly difficult
and sickly to swallow, I drank close to half a pint before politely offering
the rest to the man who owned the cattle. By this point a lot of blood ...
... br> The emergence of national parks has also affected the Maasai
in recent years. I know that many of them were pushed from the Serengeti and as
more national parks pop up all of the time this continues to be a problems. On
a side not I know that the WWF can be a nightmare for interfering with tribal
people, I’m told in Cameroon an old tribe were banned from hunting the gazelle
and antelope they had been eating for hundreds of years, meaning they ...
... white person" and when I am obviously western I will be charged
more as it will be assumed I have the money to pay for it. To get around the
Mzungu prices Lazaro went to find prices for things I needed first so that I
could pay the same as he would. When I asked for the price of the Maasai knife
I was told 50,000 TS but when Lazaro went for me it was only 13,000 TS so quite
a big difference!
Eventually I came away with new Maasai robes, Maasai ...