Watching for WildebeestsFurther Adventures of a Texan in Tanzania - 10 August 4th 2009 Sunday, April 5, 2009 -
I felt so good after getting a full night's sleep that I opened the sliding doors and walked onto the balcony. I watched two small dik-diks (midget antelope with large eyes) eating the grass below and searched for animals on the plains in the distance.
I showered, dressed and looked forward to having a light breakfast. As I stood in the buffet line, a hornbi ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Serengeti National Park 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