Singita Faru Faru Lodge
Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
... be caught by
Cheetah's. One of the things we really wanted to see was the
Wildebeest migration, this happens between May and July, where they
head north to Kenya. After the rainy season most streams dry out
quickly, nudging the Wildebeest to concentrate on the few remaining
green areas, and to form thousands-strong herds that begin to migrate
north west in search of food. We managed to see this in motion, with
thousands of wildebeest all heading in the ...
... back to see whether the lions had woken up. No luck. After about 10 minutes we saw a female elephant and her calf grazing and slowly walking towards the sleeping lions. The guide told us that if the female elephant saw the lions she would chase them away as she had a calf with her and also that lions would probably move away and give way to an elephant. Sure enough, the lions must have got s scent ...
... location and so peaceful. His wife is still alive and lives in the home with the eldest son. Because of this, you usually see the home but don't go in. We were fortunate that day and the wife was gone and the son saw us. He invited us into the house for a tour. For me the best part of the visit was being there with Mussa. He really admired President Nyerere and is a fan of history so he was so excited to be there and couldn't get enough of it, especially ...
... we were placed at the head table with the speakers and presenters. There were probably 150 kids sitting to our left and 100 parents sitting to our right - this is a big deal for them and they come from miles away (walking) to attend.
There were several speeches which I didn't understand :) but the gist of the messages was that school was important. this was an honor to be sponsored and that parents needed to be involved with their children's studies.
... year with malaria and missed some school. He is in what they call standard 4, but his grandma is wondering if he should repeat the last year. Even though I couldn't speak the language you could feel the love she had for him and her happiness that he was being sponsored. Yusto was so
polite - he ran up to me, greeted me and wanted to carry my bag to where we were sitting. He got chairs for everyone and when there wasn't one for Adam (one of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet