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Hotel Crashing, Bushtops Serengeti, Tanzania

Back when I was a nubile young woman–aka: my broke-as-hell-and-unable-to-afford-any-sort-of-vacation period–my friends and I would often retreat for into the verdant hills of Central Texas and go camping for a couple of days. 998 more words

Cat lady in Serengeti

Serengeti National Park is located in the northwest of Tanzania, by the border with Kenya. The park is essentially a Tanzanian extension of the famous Masai Mara National Reserve Park from the Kenyan side. 1,726 more words


A 'killing combination': lion vs. zebra with the Nikon 600mm f/4E FL & D4S

In this second article on my recent trip to Tanzania and Rwanda I thought I’d focus on something I had never seen before: a kill by a big cat. 419 more words


Adventures in Africa with the new Nikon D500 and 70-200mm f/2.8E FL

…and actually also my workhorse D4S and the 600mm f/4E FL lens, but that would make for a rather lengthy and potentially boring title!

This article, and the following ones on the same topic will hopefully not be boring at all; at least my recent trip to Tanzania and Rwanda were far from it. 1,292 more words


Spot the Big 5 in the Serengeti National Park

No name quite inspires visions of an African safari quite like the Serengeti. Covering nearly 15,000 square km it is one of the largest parks in Africa and also one of the most impressive. 111 more words


Endgame: Meditations on a House, a Country, a Career – 24 Lions in Tanzania – and London

In October I went on a wild life safari, for the first time if one excludes the wonderful times I had had, generally with my aunt Ena, in Yala and elsewhere in Sri Lanka. 1,790 more words