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... the tourist melee that we witnessed. The safari vehicles were lined up and jockeying for position to get good views of the lions. It was clear that the lions are habituated to the presence of vehicles, which puts them in danger from poachers. In addition, tourist attention while feeding can stress an animal, or perhaps make them leave a kill, and there have also been examples of a mother being separated from her baby by safari vehicles, which leaves the ...
... We are going to be getting very close to David and Diane Steffy of Newport Beach California and our six passenger jeep will be roomier with only 4 guests. Negative surprise number one - the "luxury lodge" itinerary is not a luxury travel itinerary. In the first seven days we will have three jeep "travel days." This means a 3 to 7 hour drive to our next hotel mostly over jaw clenching, bone jarring, bladder churning, dust immersing, rutted dirt African roads. But don't worry, ...
Today we drove to Ngorongoro via Lake Manyara where we had lunch and saw hippos, giraffe, zebras, monkeys, baboons, elephants and heaps more. Sitting in the car at the entrance gate to Ngorongoro Crater I had the window open and heard a bang on the side of the car. Suddenly a ...
... more information. We have a contact to send him some stuff and he is ever so grateful.
We did a game drive down to the crater floor the next day and witnessed all the animals again and had a picnic lunch. Great day really enjoyed by us both. Clare has told the driver he should not get paid for doing this job it is so much fun. He laughed. But he certainly agreed about the fun part.
We drove out of the crater the next day for our 2 nights at Serengeti. See next ...
... br> We came across another family of elephants and we saw a baby elephant feeding, young elephants playing piggy-back, and a BIG mamma elephant came right up to our jeep to warn us off the baby! I admit a tad scary but I was so busy looking at this incredible animal I didn't have time to be too worried!
We headed back out of the park and drove to our lodge for the night. I was expecting to be camping but surprisingly we had private rooms ...
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