Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
... huge crocodiles laying on the river bed. Apparently in dry season
crocs do not eat for 6 months!! I wouldn't want to be a wildebeest
migrating across the Grumetti river knowing that fact!! Around 3pm it
chucked it down for an hour or so, so this was our cue to head to our
first camp. We arrived at camp around 5pm to the start of an amazing
sunset. Our driver erected our tent and the cook set up our dinner
table under a shelter we shared with all the other safari ...
... of the road to have a picture taken with a Massai fellow who had a herd of camels rather than the standard herd of cattle. Dawna had to pay him to have the picture taken. That is another lesson we picked up along the way. If you want to take a picture of a local be prepared to pay them. I was somewhat shocked when the fellow opened up his wallet and there were wads of shillings and American dollars to make change for ...
... 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 ...
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