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 …
... things that I will remember
forever. I have also made some good friends and I will hopefully continue to
see them in the future. My Swahili has reached a reasonably good level
considering I have only spoken it for a month and I would love to try and find
somewhere where I can learn more when I return to England. Despite having such
a great time here I am in a way happy to return to England to see my family,
friends in Sheffield and friends from Suffolk who ...
... learners in high school. We are putting on a one week seminar starting Monday. I'm teaching the section on sheltered instruction strategies with two other teachers, Daniel and Freddy. It is interesting to hear that the teachers have similar experiences with students in their classrooms. Even though some of the Lutheran schools here do not have much internet access, it seems that students are often trying to play games on their phones or watch videos in class. ...
... at the school on Monday morning, I took a Dala motorbike taxi through the bush to the school which was an unusual experience, especially when I had to get off and remove a herd of donkeys from our path! The children at the school are brilliant, very enthusiastic and I found that they were keen to spend time with me despite the fact that we cannot really speak to each other as they know little English and my Swahili is absolutely terrible. We did not have time to ...