Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area
... trying to enter again and you technically haven't left". I said Not my fault, we left from Zanzibar and your people should have stamped the passports accordingly. No they said, it is your job to ensure your departure is properly stamped. **** I said, your people handle that aspect not me. I was getting a little loud and upset so they quickly stamped our entry and said Next time this is a problem.
Well I went outside all red and flustered and Clare and the driver were waiting ...
... our every move because as soon as we weren't looking they were on our table in seconds stealing food, or in Elise's case, her wet wipes! While taking photos of these cheeky sods I also noticed they have rather bright blue balls! Couldn't help but see them...!
After lunch we were treated to so many more elephants and giraffes. The giraffes were at a bit of a distance but they were definitely giraffes! Unmistakable necks that you could see from so ...
We are up before dawn - as usual - but everyone is dragging a little today. Either fatigue or minor illness is affecting nearly everyone. The effects of anti-malaria medication (Malarone) are being felt. Several of us, including Beth & I, have stopped taking the Malarone. Regardless, we load into the Land Cruisers and head into the bush.
We drive slowly along the creek headed for the marsh. We pass two hyena eating bone from ...
... in the area only yesterday. There must be thousands of them, it's amazing to see. We also spied some more giraffe and elephants on our way to our site. Our campsite is right in the middle of the park- we can hear elephants and lions in the distance! Our tents had already been set up for us (spoilt!) so we settled in then regrouped for dinner around the campfire. Ingwe gave us a briefing on how to stay safe if we need to get up during the evening- no running away or screaming ...
... takes your breath away.
And the bottom of the crater seems even bigger than even I could have imagined !!!!
One elephant crossed right in front of our truck.
We also saw loads of Zebra's, Hippo's, Pink Flamingo's, Wildebeast, Baboons, Lions and birds.
We also saw a Rhino in the distance.
Our game drive lasted until about 12.30pm when we had to leave as we're only allowed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking