Singita Faru Faru Lodge
Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
... visited by several baboons and Vervet Monkeys, accompanied by striped mongooses...they are so funny...but careful to close everything properly,the monkey know how to use a zipper...!!! During the night we are visited by hyenas...the emptied all the trashcans, it's a huge mess!! The camp staff will have lots to clean this morning!!! The whole day is spent on safari, heading to the Tented Camp in the North of the park. We leave our tents and cook behind for the coming 3 ...
... 11h00 which means that three days later we must be out of the park by 11h00. They work on 24 hour periods and even though we were spending the night, we paid for three days, and two nights camping at Seronera.We saw quite a bit but going in at Midday wasn't the ideal.We met up with a couple from Yzerfontein who had done a very similar trip to us. So good to compare experiences especially the crossing into Tanzania at ...
... the road we see a Hyena very close to the vehicle cooling down in a mud patch. The Serengeti plains are alive with many wildebeest and zebras, we work our way through the herds to the main park office and decide when one is on Safari, you must enjoy a safari beer, even the beer hating Kim decides this is is must. The next stop on the safari is something out of a Disney movie. We stop at the rocky perch that inspired Pride Rock from the Lion King. With ...
... a gesture of friendship.
-Sighting lion after lion at close range, some even with their adorable cubs.
-Watching zebras crossing necks to rest their heads on each others neck, again in friendship.
-Witnessing a female lion being spotted by a large baboon who noisily warned its troop who all scrambled up the nearby trees at lightening speed.
-Learning first hand how disgusting a 100 or more huge, snorting, ******* hippos are. ...
... and he said he wasn't sure. All of a sudden we saw her running around the yard... after a chicken. In a split second it dawned on me what she was doing - she was trying to catch it to give to me. Now most of you know what a city girl I am so you can imagine my moment of panic! She did indeed catch it and brought it right over to me and handed it to me as a thank you for supporting her and providing sponsorship. Lots of pictures were being taken so ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet