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 …
... it is the wind against the bamboo thatching and the sound of the waves in the background.
PS Tripadvisor needs to update its information - there are supposedly 2 cash machines on the island, of which one was meant to be at the airport - I couldn't find it!
Swahili phrase for the day:
Response to Karibu Sana (you are welcome, but not in the same context we would use it) is
asante saana ...
... and we saw the slave market and old fort; as well as doing a spice tour. Sunset was again fantastic – it plopped into the water; and the food was brilliant – seafood and Zanzibar pizza at the markets.
We also had a few days at Kandwe beach, where there was nothing to do except swim in the most aqua water I have ever seen, or lie ...
... included a picture below.
Yesterday we hired a car, and braved the Zanzibari traffic...not as bad as Albania, but challenging nonetheless especially in Stonetown. Out of town the main hazards were HUGE speed humps in the villages, chickens, ducks, goats and bullock wagons!
we were stopped by police three times, but no worries...Welcome to Zanzibar!