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Day 24 The Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

We rose early to make the most of our final game drives, and were not disappointed. Among many other animals we saw a massive pride of 17 lions. They were all lolling around a tree in clear view of the … Continue reading

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Day 21 Nairobi (Our Last Day!)

It’s tents down for the last time!! We cooked ourselves a big last day breakfast before heading once again into The Mara where we saw hyena walking close by, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, gazelle and our beloved cheetah again! We were … Continue reading

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Days 19 & 20 The Masai Mara

We made our way to the final highlight – The Masai Mara. We stopped along the way to do some curio shopping before heading into The Masai Mara National park. The landscape here is breath-taking. The last box we had … Continue reading

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Day 2 The Ngorongoro Crater

We were up and ready early and headed straight for one of the highlights of the trip, the Ngorongoro Crater. After winding up the hills in the truck to town, we met up with the 4×4 vehicles that took us … Continue reading

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Etosha National Park, Day 57, and 58

Etosha National Park is the best National park in Namibia to see game.  However in the rainy season like anywhere else in Africa, spotting game becomes more of a challenge.  It all comes down to the 2 essentials you need … Continue reading

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Serengeti National Park, Day 23, 24

To appreciate the greatness of East Africa game parks is to understand their connections to each other. The Ngorongoro Crater is joined to the Serengeti and the Serengeti joined to the Masai Mara. Combined they create an area more than … Continue reading

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Masai Mara, Day 2

What makes overland safaris attractive to the traveller is that there are elements of unknown and you need to make the most of any situation that arises. On our drive to the Mara we had a slight breakdown and stopped … Continue reading

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