Ngorongoro Farm House, Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
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Ngorongoro crater is a melting pot of wildlife. The wildlife here is "trapped" in this 3,200 sq miles crater and don't venture outside it. Here we saw flamingos, hyenas, rhinos (very rare with only 18 left in thru crater), lots and lots of zebras and wildebeests. We were also luck enough to see an attempted lion hunt. Here's a series of pictures …
... really got hit with the ugly stick. They had to be the last animals created, because they look like they're made of mismatched spare parts. They have the face of a grasshopper, the ears of a donkey, the legs of a hyena, the tail of a horse, the butt of a cow, and the stripes of a zebra. We saw herds of them today, but this is apparently nothing compared to what we will see in the Serengeti! We stopped for a boxed lunch prepared by the lodge. My box had ...
... African flag held up a piece of fabric with square block prints of giraffes, elephants, and the like in shades of fuschia, black and yellow. He asked for $40. Mom wanted it for a travel quilt she's planning. She offered $15. He acted physically injured, slumping over at the waist with an exhalation like she'd just punched him in the gut. He asked for $35. She looked at him tight-lipped. Then she looked away. He waited awhile and said "OK mama, for you I give special price of $30, ...
... of our height and size to themselves.
After a fantastic day, the “dirty dozen” returned to Kuku Lodge for a delightful late lunch, shower, swim and relax.
Big thanks to Edrick and Alfonso for a mammoth driving ...
... actually a warthog! So now when we see a warthog, we always call it a baby rhino.
By late afternoon, we were done so we headed out of the Crater but on the way Sadiq spotted a secretary bird. Strange looking but really big so seeing them fly is amazing. Eventually we made it back to Plantation Lodge for a rest and dinner. We went to the bar again before dinner and we chatted with another couple who we had seen the night before at dinner, and had run into a few times in ...