Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
... some time for them to relax with us observing them! I can't remember all we saw...e just saw too much..including a leopard early in the morning in a tree...we came back at night to see if he was still there and he had moved...about 5 metres!!! and was having another nap on a huge rock...beautiful view!!
The evenings at the tented camp are great..having our little gin tonic in front of the tent with a beautiful view over the Serengeti (means endless plains in Swahili). ...
... while we watched her but the Steinback was able to get away by doing a quick zig zag. Fun to watch and a bit of an adrenaline rush.
We also a saw leopard and were able to watch her for awhile and even had lunch in the car so we could keep an eye on her. The first picture is of me with her - look closely - she's right above my head. The second one ...
Today we had a walking tour around Stonetown, and visited the supposed house where Freddie Mercury was born. The Zanzibaris are very proud of their favorite son, and have created a sort of monument to him at his former home of his childhood.
He left here and was sent to school in India, as a young boy.
The town has a variety of architecture which reflects its history of colonialism, from the Portuguese, to the ...
... the truck to exchange money for you; it was like being on a trading floor in the stock exchange, mental!
The scenery in Tanzania was a complete change to that of Rwanda. Rwanda is very hilly and looks like a massive rain forest, very green. Tanzania was flatter, not so green or as many trees, a lot drier as well. Our first night in Tanzania was spent in a guesthouse in a village. As soon as the truck pulled into the guesthouse it was surrounded by ...
... sharp arrow heads (ended up buying one of these, no idea why!). The Toga people often fight with the Masai over cattle, because the Masai believe all cattle belongs to them. Our guide narrated the whole time, providing interesting information about the people. The Hadzabe tribe were even deeper into the bush and definitely led the more primitive life. Pod shaped homes were roughly put together with rooted plants and twigs. Being around the Hadzabe felt like the serious ...
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