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

After a lot of research and planning, this summer the dream finally came true: a 2 week trip to Kenya and Tanzania. This truely ended up being the trip of a lifetime. If you ever have the opportunity I can wholeheartedly tell you: don't hesistate, go! It will be more than worth it. I now have...