Singita Sabora Tented Camp
Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
Our last morning at Olakira started with omelette cooked over coals by the dining room. We finished our breakfast and bid farewell to the lovely staff; Future, GoodLuck, Jackson and Kenneth. Baraka took us to the airport with a short game drive along the way. We headed for the rocky area where we encountered a Water Buck and the fearsome Rock Hyrax …
... of them headed down but didn't go a second time! So far Africa has surprised me. It is a lot greener than I thought and feels safe enough. I'm so exhausted at this stage though that not sure about much anymore. We have been going 24/7 since we left Thailand . I can't see that changing with the schedule that's ahead of us . After five nights though, I think I'm slowly getting into it. Just another forty one nights to go. Next stop Zanzibar ...
... Hakuna Matata!
We started in Tanagere National Park where we were almost immediately greeted with our first wildlife sighting, a huge herd of welcome elephants. Being my Dad’s favorite animal, we were off to a good start. This park was large and had a great variety of wildlife. We got up close and personal with many animals and it was the perfect introduction to our safari. Plus Kaki spotted her first lion and we were treated to a victory dance in the car ...
... scenery I have seen on this trip, and probably ever in my life. The beauty was a bit overwhelming, actually. We also stopped at a lookout point for a peak into the Ngorongoro Crater itself, and that was even more beautiful than anything else, as the crater is a lush green with a big lake in the middle. We could even see buffalo herds on the ground, though we were 600 meters up on the crater rim, so they looked tiny even with binoculars.
... out after the fact that Wamboi was actually disappointed because she only had one chicken to give me and really wished she had two - oh my... another humbling moment. Did I mention this was the only chicken they owned??? This was a BIG deal. :-) We took several pictures with the chicken and then the mattress arrived so I handed the chicken off to someone for photos with the mattress. Ultimately we did take the chicken and later gave it to one of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center