Serengeti Sopa Lodge
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The Masai are one of the single, perhaps the single tribe that has clung to its traditions. There are 42 tribes in Kenya and over 120 in Tanzania but this one alone has kept separate from all other cultures and it is essential to their existance that they do as the elders prescribed many centuries ago. Here are a few highlights that I have learned …
Serengeti Long drive to reach the Sopa Lodge in the Serengeti, roads a challenge and we are all shook up again. Tourism is the number one industry in this country and it seems to me they might need to put some of the fees we are all paying back into the roads. Once at the Sopa Serengeti we were happy with the room and the facilities were good. We …
What a civilised start to the day buffet breakfast and off by 8am.
This morning we are doing a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. We drive down the hill and suddenly there is a car overtaking us at speed on a bend. Laizer backs right off and we watch as the car gathers speed and hurtles up the bank ahead of us. How the driver doesn't …
... only stop briefly to stretch our legs before continuing into the Serengeti.
We pull away from Naabi Hill and spot three lions resting in the shade of some rocks. Several miles later we pass a mother lion with two cubs lounging in the sun. We drive on until we come to a number of vehicles stopped along the road. We slow. There are lions lying on both sides of the road. We jockey for picture-taking position among the vehicles. Suddenly, Sosi's Land Cruiser gets ...
... across 3
Leopard walking along the road. This is definitely something you
don't see everyday, even during a game drive. These guys were
amazing to observe and awesome how they casually walk along with no
issues or dramas.
When we got to our camp
that night we enjoyed a three course meal with all the other people
from the other 4x4s, a little bit of luxury. The camp itself was
pretty full on. It was ...