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... It rained the morning that we drove through the crater, which meant that the rhinos might find it too muddy in the forested area they usually occupy and spread out into the open fields. Our main goal was to spot a rhino, so the rain made us hopeful. We were not disappointed. We must have seen four rhinos, though they were all in the distance as they shy from the road and from other animals (a result of their poor eyesight, which makes ...
... to expect the incredible. So, when one of our group asks to use the facilities (i.e. find a bush) no one objects. We are ready for the next adventure.
We drive into the privacy of the woods. As we move deeper into the forest, we are treated to glimpses of huge concentrations of wildebeest through the trees. As we move into the open plains, our vehicle is immediately surrounded by wildebeest and zebra. We are in the middle ...
Today we woke early and headed to the Ngorogoro Crater. I learnt that it gets its name from the sound the Maasai's cow's bells make as they head down the steep slopes. We stopped atthe park entrance and were surrounded by baboons- if you leave your car windows down and turn away for a second they're inside scouting for food!
We stopped at a lookout on our way around the crater rim- it was an amazing view of the crater. It's massive! It's hard to believe that it used to be the top ...
... creating. Our tour finished with a delicious local lunch- ugali, plantain, beef stew, chapatis and lots of yummy veggie dishes.
We returned to the truck and hit the road. We had a short drive to Karatu, they gateway to Ngorogoro and Serengeti NP. We pitched our tents and got our daypacks sorted then headed to the pool. It was Kate's 30th birthday and her boyfriend Pete picked today to pop the question! We all celebrated with them and enjoyed ...
... waiting for us: rice with peas and fried veggies and salads! And salads were with the most amazing avocado ever. Really I enjoy the food here, especially those not poisoned with chemicals! After amazing dinner we spent some time all together and went to sleep. Well the sleep was not that amazing because the tent had very bad smell! It had humid and maybe something else which was so disgusting to breath that I put my hat on my face and just breathe air from it. It still had ...
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