Singita Sasakwa Lodge
Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
... leopards, but as our guide routinely reminded us, it’s always 50/50 on what you’ll see out there.
We spent one full day in the Ngorogoro crater, which holds the largest concentration of wild animals in the world. We were lucky enough to spot two black rhinos, a rarity as there are only 50 left in Tanzania.
Throughout the safari, we saw such a variety of wildlife: water buffalo, impalas, lizards, giraffes, lions, vultures, storks, ...
... of Zinduka that had been providing lunch and dinner for us each day. Thank goodness there was someone to give it to!
As we were leaving I stopped with Brian to talk to mama and she was appreciative for the support of her daughter. She told me that I was part of her family and just as Wamboi came from her stomach, I did to. And just like Wamboi nursed from her breast, I too did the same. And while saying that she grabbed her breast to show me. :-) ...
On Sunday we spent the day in Nyamuswa to tour the Zinduka location. Zinduka means "wake up" in Swahili. Project Zawadi partners with Zinduka to select which students will be sponsored and since they are a local organization they make for a great partner as they are there everyday while Brian is in the U.S.
We met Max - he runs the Zinduka operation. He showed us around the main office, the dorms for the kids that come for some ...
On Saturday we began our exit from the central Serengeti while doing a game drive on the way to Bunda where we are staying.Bunda is about 40 minutes from Nyamuswa which doesn't have a guest house. Not too many animals in the morning - we must have used up our all our "oh my" and "that's amazing" moments. :) Still a beautiful drive and great weather and there were a few animals.
So our long voyage from J'Burg to Kili continued on a largish twin-prop plane. We arrived in Mombassa at 1 in the morning and a flood of people got on the plane - yes unassigned seating again - that was ok as Terrie and I had spead out to other seats than the ones we were assigned. It is amazing that in one we week we have flown across the equator 4 times reaching our destinations via circuitous routes. Crossing 1 - Melbourne to Abu Dhabi, Crossing 2 - Abu Dhabi ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center