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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Plantation Lodge & Safaris Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Decent place to stay, food a bit too ambitious, the rest is great!
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... end of the night, as evidenced the
following day when I read my Facebook messages. I got to sleep around 2am on
Saturday morning expecting to have a lay in to sleep of the oncoming hang over
however I was awoken at 5am by Lalahe. The previous day Tom and I had arranged
to go into the bush with Lalahe to experience some Maasai traditions such as
drinking cow blood, branding and slaughtering goat although we had no idea we
would leave so early. We took ...
... let you know if I
discover my first feminist Maasai women.
For men it is very important to appear masculine and strong.
I wrote in my previous post that I didn’t know why the Maasai liked jumping but
tonight Lalahe explained by first singing and dancing to Shakira that like any
dancing it is just a response to the music or song that is being sung. However
I noticed that when Maasai men jump they stamp their feet into the ground as
... they learn
the basic occupations that are important to the Maasai like farming and herding
from a young age and therefore all of the children will leave school and become
productive members of their community. It would be nice to see something
similar in England although it’s unlikely to happen, as with emphasis on paid
work as the only real way to contribute and the lack of jobs available it is
not always possible be productive the moment you ...
... intentions of climbing the mountain; it's four days slow slog to the top and two days down, but I did hike with a guide to Ndoro waterfall. We climbed up through banana plantations and a large, very spread out village and when we were close enough to hear water, made our way down a very long, steep path to the river. And what a beautiful spot. The waterfall wasn't very full, partly because of the time of year, but as the snow on the mountain disappears so ...
... However, the brakes are very low and we can only proceed at a snails pace. We arrive in the dark and proceed to Jacobsens Beach campsite just outside of Kigoma. It is also next to Lake Tanganyika, but a totally different setting as Lake Shore Lodge. However, it is pleasant. The ablutions are clean, but there is no hot water. The monkeys are also a bit of a nuisance and we ...