Photo Essay: The Captivating Landscape Of Tarangire.

Our Coastal Air flight from Kigali into the Manyara airstrip on a twelve seater Cessna, was not half as turbulent, or terrifying, as I had envisaged. George, our safari guide/driver from The Wild Source, was waiting to transport us to the first of four parks on our Northern Tanzanian safari circuit. The drive to the Nomad Kuro camp in…

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Ngorongoro In Perspective

A group of indigenous Masai herdsmen on the floor of the Ngorongoro crater, demonstrate the smallness of humans and the vastness of nature. And this near minimalist postcard, its majesty. Happy travels…………no matter where life takes you.

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Rwanda – Rubbing Shoulders With Silverbacks!

We are warned not to get too close to the mountain gorillas. Or touch them. But the great apes are not bound by any such restrictions.  Guhonda, the largest silverback on the planet, lies on his belly, staring at us intently. Then he heaves up all 400 imposing pounds, and strides purposefully to a clump of bamboo shoots…

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A Monkey Parade!

No, not the parade for hopeful courting teenagers! This was a trooping ‘home’ of scores of simians across the roof behind the Gateway hotel in Coonoor, and up a nearby tree to wherever it is they bed down for the night! I am guessing leaving room doors open here isn’t an option. Although not part of the parade, I couldn’t resist…

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The Lesser Denizens Of Nagarhole Park

In my excitement over the charismatic Mr. Leopard and the elephant family, I neglected to introduce you to the less elusive inhabitants of Nagarhole National Park These creatures might not recieve prominent billing in the star cast of the jungle, but they are no less delightful, and we later regretted not spending enough time with them in our futile hunt for the tiger.…

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Look Who’s Returned To My Mango Tree!

I do not lay great store by my blog stats. I did initially, until my counter one time, read nine views and one visitor, while the country spread indicated the views came from five countries! I highly doubt even Clark Kent could manage that feat in twenty minutes. A recent Daily Post article titled Beyond Traffic by…

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A Wild Weekend!

If like Jo, any of you have lost track of where I am in my current adventures, let me get you up to speed. To see a tiger in the wild has been a lifelong dream of mine, and when a dear friend invited us to join him for a safari at the Nagarhole (Kabini) reserve near Mysore, R & I…

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