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 …
... on her head with no hands! Hashtag impressive.) The room (as you can see in the pictures) is gorgeous, with beautiful views and right next to the infinity pool. There were traditional songs and dances going on when we arrived, which gave off a really fun vibe. I really wanted to go in the pool, but I don't think I'll have time :c We spent the rest of the afternoon/early evening chilling and getting comfortable in our room. We're not ...
... rocks, where the local women have built seaweed farms, and children catch small fish in rock pools.
This morning we walked along the sand flats to the local village, where they dry the seaweed on racks. ( we are not sure what they use it for) We watched a domestic duck chase and catch small crabs on the beach, very funny, the resident cat here also chases crabs on the beach.
In the village the children all call out ...
... with Ali-G sayings It was quite comically at times. We also were able to drink various teas, my favourite being the lemongrass with a dash of vanilla and had the freshest citrus fruit I think ever. I also got to taste jackfruit; it’s an acquired taste for me I think. After the tour we head further north on the lsland, were we had 2 nights at Sunset Bunglows, which was a really nice beach front resort. For the first afternoon I just swam in ...