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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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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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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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Richard’s Bay and the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa

Today is our last South African port, Richard’s Bay.  The community of Richard’s Bay was created in the 1976 when the need for a port in the area arose.  Tax incentives were offered to encourage industrial growth.  Population estimates range … Continue reading

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