Ruaha Hilltop Lodge
Travel Blogs from Ruaha National Park
Ieri siamo tornati a Mafinga, o come qualcuno ha detto: siamo a casa!
Pochi giorni in questo paese e per il gruppo tutto sembra "normale": il
nostro banchetto delle stoffe al mercato, le nostre pannocchie abbrustolite
per merenda, la corrente che ci lascia..e ci regala una splendida notte
africana...mentre cerchiamo le torce …
Ruaha National Park is the oldest and now the largest of Tanzania'a parks. We stayed just outside the park gate at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. Arriving late after bouncing down a dusty, bumpy road for two hours in the dark, we were greated by a smiling woman who handed us hot washclothes to mop the dust from our faces and hands. What a luxury! The rooms …
... through the customs and catch a bus. A trip of about 1100 one way.In Iringa we drew money from our credit cards, R1 = 155 shillings, put in diesel which is much the same price as SA - just over R14 to the litre. I also went to the market to buy fruit - got naartjies, avos, mangoes, bananas.The drive to Ruaha was very interesting, only about 150km but took us about three hours. The Tanznian parks are ...
... a shoe, and ready to pummel I hit it, it jumped - I hit it again and sure enough, on to the floor it went "Get it!" I shrieked, and she threw the book stamped on it a few times, but neither could look. I climbed off the ledge, my breaths more like gasps Shaken, exhausted, I started to laugh Africa is not for the pansies, not for the Squeamish or fainthearted wimps. Hyenas are scary, millipedes gross But giant whip spiders are really the ...
Wednesday (10/24/12) - We are up at 5:45 AM. Tea is brought to our tent at 6. Our escort takes us to the main camp and we are in the Land Rover by 6:30. There are six of us with Marc and Johannes. We drive back to the Mwagusi River where we saw Grumpy's pride planning the buffalo ambush last evening.
The large herd of Cape buffalo never came to drink last night. Instead, they moved deeper into the heavy brush. Instead, this morning we see a different and smaller ...
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