From Migration Tented Camp in the northern Serengeti, we followed along the Upper Grumeti River to find lots of lions, elephants, oribi, and more!
Month: February 2017
We saw topi, eland, water buck, lilac-breasted rollers, agama lizards and so many more (new to us) species in the Lobo Valley of the North Serengeti.
Lions and hippos and zebras, oh my! Adventures in the Ngorongoro Conservation area, 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…
First snow storm of 2017 in Brooklyn!
Welcome to Lake Manyara, where we glimpsed vervet monkeys, hordes of baboons and flamingos, and saw our first giraffes and elephants.
I've written before about the great beauty of driving and taking trains across a landscape, seeing, albeit fleetingly, a culture in fast forward. On our second day in Africa and on the way to our first national park, Lake Manyara, we saw our first glimpses of the Tanzanian transport. We traveled west from Arusha toward our destination for the day, Lake Manyara National Park with our first safari guide of the trip, Francis. I don't have a lot to write about the journey because we didn't get a…