Singita Faru Faru Lodge
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Our mission this morning was to find a cheetah. They like to stay in the open grasslands. Their legs are longer than leopard's and they stand tall looking for small prey. Our guide spotted one very far off in some under growth. He thought the cheetah was pushed out of it's usual territory and stressed out. They are shy animals. We ...
... but it will lift up later. For the moment we are having a good chat with our ranger who is from the south of Tanzania. He's very cool, funnyman outgoing and shares his perspective on things and we can't help giggle when he tells us "you know, maasai they are sooo stupid, sometimes they have 500 or 1000 cows (note that at $300-$500 it's quite some wealth!!) and look how they live" he says poiting to one of the maasai village on the way. "All they want is to have cows and ...
... calling, ‘they are crossing – the migration is now’ and there we had the privilege of this awesome sight where herds of zebra and wildebeest started to slowly cross the river.
In addition to the migration, we also came across lions, hyenas, crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, hippo, cheetahs and leopards. On several occasions we saw where a wildebeest had been killed and lions were feeding, quickly followed by the scavengers - hyenas ...
... but what we really wanted to see was a cheetah. No luck with that one.
We were ready for happy hour and asked driver to take us back when we passed16 giraffes by the side of the road. Two males were practice fighting, testing their strength by pushing and bashing each other with their necks. Then we spotted a massive bull elephant in the trees. As we were almost home we spotted a ...
... it's wet, the roads are mud & we slip & slide & are jolted around. Campbell is grinning- it's 4WD in the extreme & he loves it. We get to the river & it's big & fast but vechiles are crossing with ease, as do we. Eventually we make it to Lake Manyara Park & begin our Safari, the vegetation is jungle, it is rich & lush compared to the dry plains of Tarangire. We drive through the tropical rain forest seeing ...