Entry 2: On Safari October 23rd 2007 We left the campsite at the crack of dawn in order to arrive at the Ngorongoro Crater National Park early and get the most out of the mornings game drive.
We arrive at the Park entrance and whilst waiting for the formalities to be sorted we watch the resident baboons pilfer any vehicle who's owners have made the mistake of leaving it unattended and with the windows down.
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Africa » Tanzania » North » Ngorongoro Conservation Area Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
As we closed the door to the ambulance station, our shift came to a somewhat anticlimactic end. No big send off, no tearful farewells, in fact, no bugger all. But that was how we’d wanted it, choosing not to have a leaving party because, lets face it, we weren’t really leaving. However, this would be the last time we would see our place of work for a whole year. Now, I’m acutely aware of just how many people would love to be in this position, but just closing the door to an empty station, which like most places of work had become our second home, wasn’t how we’d pictured it. With nob... full info