Travel Blogs from Tsavo
... however fantastic! Nice green grass to pitch the tent, fire wood, hot CLEAN showers, electricity as well as a strong supply of clean fresh water.
The views from Lake Chala is as remarkable. To one side you have the lake, to the other Mount Kilimajaro and toward the other two side's veldt galore. There are signs of elephants frequenting the area. Apparently because the Lake borders Kenya on the one side, they often have animals migrating through the ...
... covered in red dust from the park ground. They inspired me to sing many a song from the lion king. As we drove on, we saw many water bucks, buffaloes, elephants, giraffes. You think you've got enough photos of one species, but then you see something from a different angle, against a different background and the camera just keeps clicking. Chris keeps trying to control my excessive photographing, but I just keep doing it when he isn't looking. It's great having the van ...
... there is a lot of red dirt and great scenery. Chris, being the hunter that he is, managed to spot the first wildlife of the trip - an ostrich of the Masai variety (which is defined by its pink legs). We then promptly saw some "Kirks Dik Dik", a very cute variety of antelope. They grow no more than 30cm in size and we saw one running across the road, then another one appeared. They have big, kind eyes, that take over most of their face - so adorable, I was instantly won over by ...
... unforgiving some of the terrain was- dry, clay,
just dead. There were no crops, just a lot of people selling
charcoal along the road from the dead brush.
When we finally got to Tsavo they
raised the top so we could stand and look out from the top of the van
for our game drive while en route to our lodge. It was probably
aroud 5-6ish when we arrived. We saw elephants, giraffes,
“deek-deeks” the smallest of the antelopes, and lots of ...
... me say and I just couldn’t believe it when the Maasai stood in front of us – back to it and started telling us about her behaviours. I just wanted to run like a bat out of hell. A storm was brewing and I laid down for about 1 hour and the rain poured and poured. Our night drive was at 7, Lesley opted out, but I thought what the heck and we had to wait a while until the rain subsided a bit. Let me tell you there is no ...
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed