Africa

Africa in my Blood Part 3: Ngorongoro

With 2 stops in Kogatende and Grumeti to drop of fellow travelers, we approach Manyara. Just before we land, we can see the Ngorongoro crater from the air, it is a spectacular view. We land and our guide is waiting for us. With a bit of confusion at the airstrip, when other guides...

Africa in my Blood Part 2: The Serengeti

Our plane from Masai Mara takes us, with 1 stop to drop off some people bound for Nairobi, to Migori at the border between Kenya and Tanzania. A driver and guide will take us from here, across the border to Tarime airstrip in Tanzania for our flight to the Serengeti. We...

Africa in my Blood Part 1: Masai Mara

We arrive in Nairobi, Kenya late on Sunday night. Its been a long trip and we are glad when our head hits the pillow. We are not spending any time in Nairobi. We leave the next morning for our first safari destination.  A local representative meets us in the hotel to accompany us...

Africa in my Blood: Introduction

In the summer of 2012, after a lot of research and planning, one of my dreams came true. A 2 week trip to Kenya and Tanzania. This truly ended up being a trip of a life time. As a result, after that trip, I could honestly say I have "Africa...