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Day 11 – Ngorongoro Crater and Arusha

A fairly cold start to the day but that was to be expected considering how high up we were.  We slowly drove down into the crater floor.   From below the view was amazing you could quite clearly see the formation … Continue reading

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Day 9 & 10 – Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater

We had to be organised this morning  as we had to transfer belongings into the 4x4’s ready to head off to the Serengeti.  A few hours drive and we were at the park gates and fortunately the rains had stopped … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Arusha

Happy Birthday Chris!! Today we left Nairobi and along the way we picked up another six entrepid adventurers.  The group  just got a whole lot bigger.  We drove south through the Kenyan country side until we reached the Tanzanian border.  Border … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Masai Mara

With no incidents in the night, no need for zip lock plastic bags (you will have to ask those who have been on safari about the need for a bag at night in your tent when times are desperate!?)  and … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Masai Mara

A very early start this morning so we can get to the Mara in good time.  A few snores were heard from the truck this morning as we made our way to the first stop on our journey, Narok.  Here … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Lake Naivasha

Happy Birthday Liz!!! Today it was another early start for some as it was a walk to Crater Lake.  A leisurely walk through the wilderness where we came up close to giraffes, antelope and warthogs.  No leopards decided to make a … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Lake Naivasha

This morning we headed off at 8am to Hells Gate National Park on mountain bikes.  It was a tiresome uphill ride to the park but a cruisy downhill ride once inside.  We first came across a male giraffe within 100 … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Nakuru to Lake Naivasha

Today we left the zebra themed camp site and firstly headed into Nakuru town, to get supplies for the next couple of days at the freshwater Lake Naivasha, our next port of call. On the way to the Lake we stopped … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Nakuru National Park

Monday morning started off early with a 5am wake up call, for the start of todays adventure.  The thought of the big 5 – Lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Rhino & Leopards meant that everyone was eagerly looking forward to the 12 … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Nairobi to Nakuru

Today we started our African adventure.  We met at the Heron Hotel in Nairobi bright and early.   We met our guide, driver, cook and our fellow African explorers.  Unfortunately one of our fellow travellers had a case of food poisoning … Continue reading

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