Serengeti Migration Camp
Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
We were up with the sun again for an early morning game drive on our second day in the Serengeti. Carnivores are active in the early morning, and shortly after dawn, we saw a large group of lions (8 lions: 2 lionesses and 6 juvenile males) heading out to hunt some Thompson gazelles. We didn't see much action, as the lions decided to sit and observe their prey for a while before taking one, but it was fascinating to watch them for a while. We also got a close up look ...
... to a small portion of the park, outreach plans with surrounding communities to help reduce or mitigate human-wildlife conflicts, anti-poaching units and wildlife veterinary services. These efforts have been successful in helping these populations to slowly increase, but are facing challenges from increased poaching efforts, wildlife diseases, and human encroachment and tourism pressures, with insufficient funding to address all of the issues. After lunch, we had ...
... we got nearer to Seronera, there were no zebra or wildebeest at all.The road to Seronera was dreadful. The corrugations nearly rattled us and the vehicles to bits. We arrived there at about 13h00 so we inspected all the public campsites, and although we were allocated to Nyoni, we settled on Pimbi where no tourist vehicles had arrived. All the other campsites had numerous small tents ...
... really the most graceful part of the climb, but at least we made it!" She always knows the exact moments to inject a little humour. "Hug the rock...Hug the rock." I will also remember this...not so fondly I might add. Unfortunately, it was so foggy, that we didn't take any pictures -- I am not sure that they would have done ANY justice at all to the Barranco wall. Again, complete fog/cloud. You couldn't even see off of the cliff, it just looked like an abyss. I ...
... The Masai eat milk mixed with blood which is drawn from a live cow. They also eat meat. They walk miles and miles - not unusual to see them out in the middle of nowhere, going to visit another village or get water. We were surprised to see small children alone out in the plains guarding a herd of goats from predators such as lions.
Next stop was the "Cradle of ...
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