The Plantation Lodge & Safaris
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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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J: Although the day before had been hairy, we were in Africa to see animals and whatever Abraham suggested we were going to do in terms of wake-up time. I knew it would be early because like us animals do not like to do too much when it is hot and we had not had a good look at hippos or lions and if we were to see them it would be early. Also the …
It rained all night and so I was pleased to see that it had stopped by morning. It was still overcast and chilly but at least the rain was gone. Breakfast was great and the coffee exceptional. Since this is a coffee plantation, it sort of makes sense that it would be good. We met up with Sadiq at 7:00 and headed toward the Ngorongoro Crater. It …
... and it is still very
important to make it as swift as possible.
I watched and learnt how to butcher the goat and I was fine
with this, it seems like a useful life skill and another one that most western
people have lost. I also finally got the chance to put my Maasai knife to good
use! Learning to cook the meat is interesting too and it would be cool to try
this method in England. The meat is cooked over an open fire and is skewered on
... everyone just left their cars in the street to run in to the mosque and pray.
Where we are staying is up a dirt horribly bumpy road a little out of the city. It feels safe and nice. There are two schools next door to us. Watching the little kids go out for lunch is fun. They are so cute in their uniforms. Down the road there are small little shops and souvenir type of things. Some ladies flagged us down and in English explained that they ...
... on their teaching daily, or the progress of individuals, so we started our training with this. It was something that they all found difficult, but with examples, they began to see what I was trying to get them to do. GREATEST MOMENT FROM TODAY - not quite the reflection I was looking for, but Teacher Kuneema shared that she had begun to implement the questioning techniques we had discussed on Monday!!!! I was in heaven ...