So-so Serengeti

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January 13th 2012
Published: January 14th 2012
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Our last true safari experience was going to be the Serengeti. We had booked this again through a UK company who outsourced to an Arusha based African agent called Shidoyla. Shidoyla is a word in a local tribal language for the black and white colobus monkey. Our flight from Dar to Arusha was short and easy and the airport affords views of both Mount Kilamanjaro and neighbouring Mount Meru. We wer... Read Full Entry

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Lilac-breasted roller and little birdLilac-breasted roller and little bird
Lilac-breasted roller and little bird

Can any birders out there help us with the identity of the little bird?
Lioness yawningLioness yawning
Lioness yawning

Resting and yawning is pretty much all these three lionesses did during the hour or so that we observed them
Rach getting down with her bad self.Rach getting down with her bad self.
Rach getting down with her bad self.

Kicking it Masai style with the ladies.
Leopard lying aroundLeopard lying around
Leopard lying around

Check out the right side to see why he's lazy. That's a gazelle up the tree for lunch.
Zebras resting on each otherZebras resting on each other
Zebras resting on each other

They extended as far as you could see.
Oldupai gorgeOldupai gorge
Oldupai gorge

Home of the missing link, or one of them anyway.
Masai got hopsMasai got hops
Masai got hops

With the tips they ask for I'm surprised they didn't have Nike's.

15th January 2012

herd of tourists
even with the other tour vans around, the idea of seeing those animals is pretty amazing. love mom

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