Entries by Anna Elisabet Olafsdottir

Rural walk in our area

The rural walk is getting more and more popular by our guests here in Karatu district. Our local staff member guides the walk, which includes visiting local farmers, passing by a local hospital, a vocational school and a brick “factory”. On the way we are welcomed by a good friend of us – alone mother […]

Wildlife close to Karatu

We saw this little elephant baby in Manyara National Park. It was running around playing and obviously enjoying life. Although Manyara National Park is a rather small park compared to some of the other national parks in our area,it is a lovely place to visit.

Good and healthy food

Staff being trained on modern cooking. Emphasis has been put on using fresh organic vegetables and fruits from the farm. We have learned ho to cook for Vegetarian, Indian, European etc. September guests have at least been very happy. Although staff has been trained on cleanliness before it was stressed even further in this training.

Grapes for wine making in the future

As entrepreneurs we are continuously testing new crops on our farm. We have learned from our neighbour that grapes can be grown in our climate and soil. We have therefore planted grape trees in some contours and are excited to see if we will have grapes in coming months. There are many challenges and one […]

Bird watching at TanzanIce Farm

Bird life has been on the rise at TanzanIce Farm since we have planted many trees, not at least trees that have fruits and berries. This means of course that we have to share some of our food with the lovely birds that wake us up with their songs in the morning. Here Red-Headed Bishop […]

Busy accommodation in Karatu

We have been very busy on the Farm having had 2 separate groups fully occupying the lodge for two weeks respectively, doing safaris into the surrounding national parks, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti as well as visiting the local tribes, namely, Masai, Hadzabe and Iraqw. There was a general consensus among participants that „…. Tanzanice […]

Magnificent view of the hills of Ngorongoro

Magnificent view of the hills of Ngorongoro and the farmland around TanzanIce farm can be enjoyed from TanzanIce Farm after our good Icelandic guest, Björn, has constructed a natural bench on the hill at TanzanIce Farm. Now guests can sit down on their walk around the farm and enjoy an authentic view, relax and even […]

Guest Review Awards

Guest Review Awards for 2017 was sent to us today from @bookingcom. For 2017 we got 9,3 out of 10 from our visitors. We are extremely proud and honored to receive this score in our first year after renovation. It is a message that the renovation has been successful, that people enjoy our accommodation, like […]