Tanzania

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Stone Town, Zanzibar

From the Central Serengeti, we flew on two small planes; the first to Arusha where we briefly met up with ADS staff and watched these ladies in the airport parking lot and from there we flew about an hour southeast until we crossed the most translucent waters, so clear we could see the sandbars from the sky. The turquoise waters were so bright, they were almost dreamlike The airport was pretty much an empty space and we chatted with a few hikers who had just descended from Kilimanjaro. From…

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Arriving at Ngorongoro Crater and the Lodge, Tanzania

Before we peak at the animals on our third day in Africa, take a look at our hotel: a bonafide treehouse! More of that soon, but let me back up. We left Manyara and drove about 90 minutes through similar landscapes with narrow cows and cube-like houses in colorful strips lining the roads We were headed toward our second national park, Ngorongoro Crater, more formally known as Ngorongoro Conservation Area. If you, like us, are curious about this pronunciation, kindof swallow the n sound and…