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Safari - Day 3: Ngorogoro to Serengeti

We woke up to most on our mountain top campsite. It has been a cold clear night (amazing stars in the pitch black before we turned in), but we had wrapped up warm. 307 more words


Safari - Day 2 : Serengeti to Ngorogoro

After an early night – just after 8pm! It was up early to make the most of the day. Our morning was spent in Serengeti. No big new animals today although we were within a few metres of a hiding Cheetah at one point – unfortunately no sign. 171 more words


Safari - Day 1 :Serengeti

Apparently the Serengeti is wrongly named. It should actually be the Siringeti (a Maasai word meaning endless plain). Regardless of this today was our first day on Safari. 170 more words

Tanzanian Living

Here, kitty kitty kitty.

Warning: no cat videos here. That’s over here (and this is a great cat video!).

These kitties are gorgeous jungle cats. Their roaring in the distance kept me up at night and made me question the safety of my ‘tent’ in the middle of Tanzania’s Ndutu National Park, but a sleepless night is a little price to pay to see them in their home, doing what they do best – looking lithe and beautiful. 88 more words


Into the Wild.

The first time I visited Mwanza I was in a car accident. Phil and I were ‘just good friends’ and we were with the loveliest team – from Stourbridge, San Rafael and Coventry… 783 more words

The Collins Connection

Tanzania is not just Africa, it is heaven!

Detour! Diverting away from the mission of this blog, I post on my journey to an unfamiliar territory: East Africa – Tanzania!  There is little that I can add to the multitudes of books, films and photographs that fill centuries with stories…quintessential Africa, the Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro, nomadic Maasai, Swahili, Zanzibar…the vast landscapes, the birds, reptiles and animals. 161 more words