Travel Blogs from Lake Natron, Tanzania

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The Kindness of Strangers, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

The Kindness of Strangers

A travel blog entry by cheeksmo

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... this experience was so difficult, it was definitely not a losing situation. So I spent the last 4 days up at Lake Natron in northern Tanzania. Aside from hearing how beautiful it is, I was interested in doing a really challenging climb up Ol Doinyo ...

Soda Lake and an active volcano, Lake Natron , Tanzania travel blog

Soda Lake and an active volcano

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... tents on the site. Others look much nicer and were more like the stilted tents we were expecting. We did have a great view though. Lake Natron Tented Camp is run by Maasai and they were lovely, really friendly and eager that our stay was a good one so ...

Day 4: The 38hr Day, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Day 4: The 38hr Day

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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... leave Ol Lengy and thoughts of our sulphuric sleep-over on the back-burner (sorry) as we finally catch sight of Lake Natron; a simmering central obsidian, set within a heat-distorted fringe of flamingo-pink and salt-bleached shore. Before definition can ...

Second day at Lake Natron, Lake Natron , Tanzania travel blog

Second day at Lake Natron

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... were not disappointed as it was lovely. We decided to do a couple of activities today. The first was a walk and tour of Lake Natron. We drove down to the lake shore with our Maasai guide Barraca. Here you could really appreciate the lunar landscape of ...

Volcanos of Northern Tanzania, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Volcanos of Northern Tanzania

A travel blog entry by tychii

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... 2900m, des pentes a 75deg...justement ce qu'on cherchait! Ainsi donc apres avoir salue les milliers de flamant roses du lac Natron et s'etre trempe les pieds dans les rivieres et chutes d'eau chaudes issues du volcan, nous nous lancons a l'ascension, ...

Vi overgiver os, Afrika ER farligt, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Vi overgiver os, Afrika ER farligt

A travel blog entry by afrikaeskapade

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Vi starede vores safari den 29. med en laengere koeretur paa vej mod Lake Natron, hvor vi skulle se paa falmingoer og bestige en vulkan, Ol-Lengai. De fire andre i bilen, som alle var fra Frankrig, var rigtig soede og vi kom godt ud af det med hinanden. ...

Lake Natron and the Crazy Nanna, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Natron and the Crazy Nanna

A travel blog entry by ejo

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Off to the supermarket for last minute supplies before we headed off to Lake Natron. Kaisha, Jarrad, Shira and I in the back, decked out with hats, glasses and sunscreen with Leesha and Lau in the cab of the 4WD. We were expecting a hot long ride of 6 ...

Lake Natron and Surrounds, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Natron and Surrounds

A travel blog entry by ejo

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... I got my camera I managed to capture the backend view of them. Once breakfast was done we headed off for a drive to salty Lake Natron, famous for its bird watching and surrounds, stopping at hot springs and seeing many flamingoes, pelicans, storks, and a ...

Oldoinyo Lengai, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Oldoinyo Lengai

A travel blog entry by ejo

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The crater highlands consist of an elevated range of volcanoes and collapsed volcanoes which rises from the side of the Great Rift Valley and runs along the eastern edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Oldoinyo Lengai [2878 metres] is an active ...

New years eve in Africa, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

New years eve in Africa

A travel blog entry by dolezalek

... time the Maisai watched us, as I expect they have rarely seen white people taking a bath in the river..). While walking to the lake natron itself, our Masai guide told us that about the life of Masai: they follow the grass with their herds so that all ...

The fun of being a tourist in East Africa, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

The fun of being a tourist in East Africa

A travel blog entry by dirk.burger

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... halfway, we easily managed to the trip in one day. The only hiccup came when the road (only road on Track4Africa to Lake Natron from the Serengeti) disappeared – it had been washed away completely. I backed up and another local safari vehicle ...

pochod smrti pousti, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

pochod smrti pousti

A travel blog entry by gabifilova

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Po snidani vychazime na zaverecny pochod lavovymi kopci do udoli, kde nas ma vyzvednout auto. Veci se sundavaji z osliku, ti jdou s masaji zpatky. My cekame na auto od 10,45 do 13,30. Mame na sobe bundy,satky, schovavame se pred sluncem jak muzem. Je ...

Waterfalls and volcanos, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Waterfalls and volcanos

A travel blog entry by matt746

The next day I enjoyed a bit of a sleep in (getting lazy in my old age) until 0800 and then was up and doing some stretches when Wilson a Masai guide approached me. He explained about the local tourist attractions and I explained how I really just wanted ...

Lake Natron - Evil Detour, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Natron - Evil Detour

A travel blog entry by cookies34

Lake ...

5. und 6. Tag oder Befürchtungen werden wahr, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

5. und 6. Tag oder Befürchtungen werden wahr

A travel blog entry by andreina12

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... an unseren Erlebnissen teilhaben lassen! Zuerst aber einen lieben Dank den Kommentatoren!!! Also.... Nach 5stündiger Fahrt sind wir am Lake Natron angekommen. Dort hatten wir erstmal 2 Stunden Zeit, um unsere Knochen zu sortieren. Die Fahrt ging nämlich ...

Lake Natron aka The Walk of Death, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Natron aka The Walk of Death

A travel blog entry by evelyn.grace

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... us full of toast and coffee, handed us a couple of bottles of water, and sent us off on a 'short walk' to Lake Natron with a local Maasai guide. Incidentally, on exiting the tent Josh got pooed on by a bird, which makes today the third day ...

The journey to Lake Natron, Lake Natron, Tanzania travel blog

The journey to Lake Natron

A travel blog entry by fionacannon

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This was a real game drive and a taste of the huge distances in ...

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