Singita Faru Faru Lodge
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park
... amongst the grassy plains, Rod finally “got his Secretary Bird”. The highlight of the day was seeing a pride of about 10 lions of varying ageslying under a tree. About 80 metres away was a herd of zebra. One or two of the lions decided it was tucker time and started to crawl through the long grass, sneakily, toward the zebras. The atmosphere was electric and highly complemented by the dark rumble of thunder and an approaching ...
... of the tent.
It was scary, whatever it was was big and made us feel way too vulnerable in our little canvas tent.
We had figured that it was probably an antelope and nervously cuddled up fearful at what the rest of the night would hold.
About five minutes later we heard a scream and some people banging their tent, then a kiwi woman shouting "something has banged my tent 5 times and it's either a lion or a hippo!!". We found this pretty amusing ...
... I never expected to see anything like that.
Kareem explained that the two males were likely brothers and although only one got the chance to mate, they both protected the pride and ruled the territory. Who would have known? The group went off to nap (or so we thought) so we went closer to the kill and checked out the scavengers. There were probably 30 birds there eating and we were a little grossed out to see zebra legs. Of course, they have to eat and so ...
We are now spending 3 quiet days at a cute little lodge in the Speke Bay, Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria, named after Queen Victoria, is the second largest lake in the world, after Lake Superior. It is the biggest lake in Africa covering about 80'000 km2, twice the size of little Switzerland!!! 51% is on Tanzanian territory (they are very proud about that), about 43% belongs to Uganda and the few % left to Kenya. The lake is not very deep but ...
... 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 ...