Tloma Mountain Lodge, Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... said "Welcome visitors" in unison, then sang their national anthem and asked us some questions. There were 45 children, all wearing uniforms. They asked what crops we grow, why we came to Tanzania, how did we get here, and how long did it take. Then we got to mingle with the kids and look at their English workbooks. The children were initially shy, but warmed up to us. I was soon mobbed by a group of boys who were fascinated by my camera. They saw pictures of my ...
... the rear. Only when they had all safely crossed did he leave he post. Now that's chivalry! That was enough to consider the safari a complete succes. But wait! There's more! On our way out of the park we saw four lionesses drinking from the mud at the side of the road. They had just eaten a kill. They were uncomfortably full and after drinking, laid down on their sides with their distended bellies hanging out. They looked like men with beer guts. Except they're women with gazelle ...
... page so we could see all the latest info about the tribes and the villages.
Sadiq brought us to Plantation Lodge. I had thought that after being in tents for a few days, a lodge might be nice. Also, this one has a reputation for good food and wine so it seemed like a good place for our anniversary. Well...WOW. I can honestly say I've never stayed in a nicer hotel/guesthouse. Gardens of flowers everywhere, gorgeous sweeping walks and stone ...
... and noisy, we are all awake by 6:00 and outside it is one foggy mess. It is wet, cold, not nice at all. Not very motivating for a hike..but Momo assures us it's like that every morning up here and the mist will lift and it will be sunny again later..so after breakfast we head out through the Crater Highlands. First we are in the mist and fog for about whole hour..it seems endless..the trees are covered in moss, it looks creepy..after a whil though ...
... one shower a day with limited water so you must get wet, turn the shower off, lather up and turn the water back on to rinse. By the way, I have squatted over a hole in the ground and done a bush pee behind our vehicle so having a toilet in our tent is a nice luxury. We had a wonderful dinner with free flowing wine, beer, sodas, coffee, and tea. We sat around the campfire before dinner sipping drinks and eating the popcorn they provided. On the drive here ...