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Sunbirds at Kijongo Bay

Posted by Karl on Sat October 16, 2021 in Kijongo Bay Bird Life.

One of the outstanding features of Kijongo Bay Beach Resort is the profusion of sunbirds, drawn to the resort by the abundance of flowering trees and bushes in the gardens, surrounding the villas. The sunbirds can be heard chattering away from dawn to dusk, making a mixture of calls, varying from the dry raspy chirp of the Olive sunbird to a the seeu, seeu, seeu of the Collared sunbird.

However, it can sometimes be difficult to discern the different calls, between the sunbirds, due to the cacophony of their calls.

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Green Turtle Life Cycle

Posted by Sally on Mon August 23, 2021 in Green Turtle Happenings at Kijongo Bay.

If you turn back time, to around 110 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period, turtles had already begun to evolve.

And, since evolving, so long ago, turtles haven't changed much.

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How to Make Coconut Milk

Posted by Sally on Sun July 25, 2021 in Coconut Uses.

At Kijongo Bay, we are lovers of anything coconut, so we thought we would let you in on our secret on how we make our creamy coconut milk, which is served daily at breakfast.

Being situated right on the beach, surrounded by coconut palms, access to fresh coconuts doesn't pose a problem here at Kijongo Bay.

Coconut milk's rich and creamy taste, with its hint of sweetness and tropical flavour, goes really well with fresh fruit, and is fantastic when added to our freshly made Mocktails and Cocktails.

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Coconut Crazy

Posted by Sally on Sat July 24, 2021 in Coconut Uses.

At Kijongo Bay Resort we have an amazing 140 Coconut trees on the grounds, which are regularly harvested. The latest harvest of 78 trees yielded over 1000 coconuts!

So, what do we do with all these coconuts?

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Green Turtle Happenings

Posted by Sally on Fri July 23, 2021 in Green Turtle Happenings at Kijongo Bay.

In Tanzania, Green Turtles, (Chelonia mydas), during the months of April to July, often appear on Sange Beach, home to Kijongo Bay Resort, to lay their eggs. This year, Kijongo Bay Resort, with the assistance of Sea Sense, have again become custodians for several Green Turtle nests. Sange Beach, Pangani, is one of only a handful of beaches on the Tanzanian mainland where Green Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.

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