The Manor At Ngorongoro
Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area
As we had to be up and out by 7.30am this morning, Elly and I had breakfast brought to our room at 7am.
It took 2hours to get to the crater this morning so Sherif, (our new butler) packed Dad & Janet some bacon butties for the journey.
When we finally reached the crater it was …
Today we got straight up and out as we were going straight to the Kudo airstrip where we’d be flown over Lake Manyara. We had a game drive on the way, which was probably one of our best. We stopped the jeep to inspect a termite mound, as we pass about 20 a day and wondered what they looked like inside. Baraka (our guide) knocked a chunk off …
... sea, and of people constructing new boats out of wood is really... word finding time... well, we weren't really expecting it. I've got some pictures so hopefully they'll upload and you can see.
We then went to the fishing market which is in the middle of the village. That was really interesting. And really smelly. The auctioneer guy's voice was incredible, so loud and boomy. The fishermen would bring their squid or octopuses (octopi?) or other ...
... local fish and coral. We then made our way to Beach Bungalow Resort where we spent three days on the beach, swimming in the clear blue water, eating, drinking and walking on the white sands– very relaxing and it was good to have a break from the tents. Michael and I upgraded and got a nice room for our time in Zanzibar. It was also the first opportunity we had had for washing so handed in a very large bag at reception. A little trivia for you - Zanzibar is ...
... was licking it all over & trying to clean herself up. It was very moving! Especially when the baby got to it's feet for the first time & started to walk then skip about, then she fell over & mum came over & nudged her back up! I got this on video. We watched as 2 hyena hunted buffalo but they're way out of their league, it was a bit half hearted but really interesting to see how they split the herd. We also saw a lioness walking across the savannah and all the zebra & ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service