Tloma Mountain Lodge, Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
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... the first time we will have to pull out our fleece jackets.
After lunch we were back in the vehicles to a Masai village where we were met with a traditional welcome dance, participated in a jumping contest for the men and a necklace dance for the women. We heard a bit about the family that lived here and had a chance to see inside a traditional hut and see the 3 to 6 year old children in kindergarten. We had a bit of a ************ handicrafts after that but ...
... us with a dance! We then gather to observe how they make fire prior to being escorted two-by-two into the village. Each pair has a Maasai who takes us to his home. The women construct the igloo-shaped dwellings from sticks and then cover the structure with dried cow dung. There is one entrance door and four "rooms" inside...one for the baby cows at night, one for the children, and one for ...
Ngorongoro Crater is the main feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation District. It is the world's largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera. The crater is 2,000 feet deep and the floor covers 100 square miles. The elevation of the crater floor is 5,900 feet abouve sea level. The animals that live in ...
... continued on our drive and were lucky to see another of Africa’s wonders, the Great Migration. As the plains dry up and after the calving season (end Jan), the animals head north in search of water - the herds of animals traveling together is a sight we won’t forget! Now before you picture millions of wildebeest crossing the Mara River from a National Geography doco - that is usually in September/October, this wasn’t ...
... marimba! Tomorrow we're off to the Serengeti. Our bags have to be outside our rooms by 6:30 am. I'm thinking of our view of the crater from above -- a big hole caused by an ancient volcano over 2 million years ago. To the animals, it's their entire world. They are born there and they live and die there, without any sense that the world extends beyond those walls. Or that there are any walls. An entire ecosystem in a crater. Life arising out of destruction. Simply ...