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Leaving Tanzania

This is our last day in Tanzania (not counting the few hours I will spend here in the wee hours before our 3:30 am departure tomorrow). Our tea and wake-up call was at the usual 6:30, but this morning we … Continue reading

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Our final day at Siwandu, Tanzania

  Our last day in the camp they offered a different safari experience, the walking tour. This is an excellent opportunity for people who want to see small things or study tracks. The walkers also are now dung experts and … Continue reading

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Siwandu, Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

Even though the jeeps seat eight, we are still in groups of 4 and Reed mixes it up, so today we are with Doc and Carol who are from California.  Doc is the photographer and Carol likes to ride in … Continue reading

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Ruaha National Park to Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

Today we depart Jongomero.  There was an extra ride added for the morning, but it left at 6:30 am and Donna and I were not packed.  We passed and used the time to get ourselves organized and take a few … Continue reading

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Last Day in Jongomero, Tanzania

The next day brought another cool morning and our final full day of touring from Jongomero. Reed is back in the jeep with us for the morning, as is Donna. We haven’t yet seen zebra so they are on the … Continue reading

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Water for Elephants in Tanzania

Donna resting, there are only three of us in the Jeep this afternoon with Frank. We quickly came across a herd of elephants with three “babies”. They were curious, but one of the “teenagers” did a mock charge to let … Continue reading

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Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

Today is our first full day at the Jongomero safari camp.  We have preselected a 6:30 am wake-up call and our room steward brought hot tea and cookies to our room.  It is light by breakfast time at 7 am … Continue reading

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Jongomero in Tanzania

This is just the first of many days I will be getting up early to enjoy Africa.  After a hotel breakfast in Dar es Salaam at the Southern Sun, we met our safari group of 11 and our photographer guide, … Continue reading

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Natasha is going on Safari

I am off on a “bucket list” adventure. I have always wanted to go on a photo safari in Africa. My dive buddy Donna (we are the original dive princesses) suggested the trip. We have roomed together on many dive … Continue reading

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