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The Bull stands alone  
   

The Bull stands alone

Many animals are trapped in this steep crater happily oblivious.
Ngorongoro a Go Go

June 1st 2014
Spring rains have triggered a greenish hue over the scorched landscape and almost overnight, roadside clumps of morning glory are abloom. We pass by colourful Masai men herding their precious livestock across the empty savannah. Every so often a village materializes from nowhere and hundreds of plaid cloaked warriors congregate for a roadside flea market. Although alluring, we don’t stop. Our ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Tanzanian Flag 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
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21st September 2014

Magical mystery tour
What a magical journey! I love the bonding of your group amidst the chaos of your truck, and that you have someone willing to bargain for you, something I still dislike despite years in Latin America. How lovely to have a veggie feast/cultural experience with a cooperative of tribal women and Western treats. Driving over miles of spring flowers, only to find a myriad of animals and those bizarre upscale tourists--priceless! I never thought a tour could be this good!
21st September 2014

I was on my own Taracloud!
So priceless and magical, you are right! I really couldn't believe I was there and how stunning it was.

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