One of the first nights we woke up at 5 am to the sound of a lion's roaring. He moved around, at first far away, then closer. We lay completely still in our tent with goosebumps holding eachother's hands real hard. It was an intense. truley scary sound, and we learned the day after that the lion had only been 100m from our tent. We will never forget that sound. Actually, when we first saw the lions several days later, t was not as impressive as those massive roars. Still, the animals were quite impressive and we got real close to them. Luckily, all of teh lions we saw, had just been eating and couldnt care less about our truck. This was a good thing 'cause as we learned the first day, there were absolutely no weapons on the truck, and it was wide open on the sides, with plenty of room for a lion to get in if it wanted to.
Adventure in Kenya and paradise in Zanzibar May 13th 2008 From the great savanna till spice iceland
We got all we expected from this trip and more. During our three week vacation we came close to impressive animals (real close), met wonderful people, saw the biggest slum in Africa, fed turtles, lerned how spices look in nature, were awoken by lion roaring, learned about the masai culture, and much more.
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Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Nungwi 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