Safari Day 4 – Serengeti to Ngoro Crater

June 25th, 2016 – Serengeti to Ngorongoro After made to order omelets and sleeping through the night with no stampedes, we loaded up the Jeeps and took off, us in our direction and our friends with Erf.  On our way out to the Serengeti, we saw a baby Elephant...

Safari Day 3 – Serengeti

June 24th, 2016 – Serengeti Erf set us up with a hike led by one of the local Maasai.  Amy was hiked out, so I went with the rest of our group and we tracked vultures around until we found a Wildebeast skull the Hyenas had left behind.  Coming back, the...

Safari Day 2 – Serengeti

June 23rd, 2016 – Serengeti A full day of Safari today.  We woke up, had some breakfast, and hit the Jeeps.  We figured out that as excited as we were to see Zebras and Wildebeasts whe we got there, ther eare about as common as cows in America. They were...

Safari Day 1 – Serengeti

June 22nd, 2016 – Serengeti We gathered our things, left some stinky hike bags behind, and went to the Arusha Airport for a flight over the Serengeti.  We had to wait forever for our friends to grab a coffee from a store that clearly wasn’t used to making...

Africa – Rest Day

June 21st, 2016 – Mt. Meru Game Sanctuary The Mt. Meru Game Sanctuary was our home for a day and a half after the hike.  The rest of our Safari group arrived, and we were offered to go to an orphange, but the extra rest was needed.  I was offered first shower...

Kilimanjaro Day 6

June 20th, 2016  The rest of the hike was long but light.  The hardest part of going downhill is watching out for your toes.  It was warmer, wetter, and the vegetation came back.  We saw waterfalls, porcupine needles, runners, and people that had no business hiking...