RTW – Just across the border, Tanzania – Day 62

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 62Just past the border crossing into TanzaniaTuesday 13th May The border crossing was a hive of activity this morning with customs inspections everywhere. Trucks and people were everywhere with the usual compliment of moneychangers and traders loitering around. Our truck passed its customs inspection with relative ease […]

RTW – Arusha, Tanzania – Day 63

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 63ArushaWednesday 14th May Well, after a gruellingly long four-day truck marathon, we finally arrive here in Arusha this evening. I was not anticipating the trip to take as long as it did and I’m pretty amazed that Sandy held up as good as she did. But, here […]

RTW – Arusha, Tanzania – Day 64

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 64ArushaThursday 15th May It was a bit of a rush around this morning, as we had to decide pretty quickly whether or not we were going to go into town with Kenny and Robson. Since we needed to withdraw money somehow, we decided to go with them […]

RTW – Serengeti, Tanzania – Day 65

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 65Seronera Lodge, SerengetiFriday 16th May Last night was probably the most uncomfortable night we’ve spent here in Africa so far. The manager of the camp-site was good enough to provide us with a very nice tent that was very similar to those we used on the overland […]

RTW – Serengeti, Tanzania – Day 66

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 66Seronera Lodge, SerengetiSaturday 17th May Another mammoth day for photography draws to a close now with our second night here in the Serengeti National Park. Of the seven hundred and forty photos that we took between us, just two hundred and forty survived the cutting room floor […]

RTW – Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania – Day 67

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 67Hati Lodge, SerengetiSunday 18th May An extremely eventful day will make this log entry quite a long one. We started off early with a dawn game drive and we soon ran into some interesting things. First up was a small herd of eleven Buffalo crossing the road […]

RTW – Serengeti, Tanzania – Day 68

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 68Seronera Lodge, SerengetiTuesday 20th May (log entry from yesterday). I must have been so tired last night after attempting to sift through the thousands of photos that we’ve taken over the past few days that I completely forgot to write my nightly log entry and fell straight […]

RTW – Serengeti, Tanzania – Day 69

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 69Seronera Lodge, SerengetiTuesday 20th May OK, then, since I’m now up to date with the log entry from yesterday, time now to start on reflecting today’s events.We got up this morning a little earlier than yesterday as I wanted to get as much time as possible driving […]

RTW – Serengeti, Tanzania – Day 70

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 70Seronera Lodge, SerengetiWednesday 21st May Last night, all I could dream about was the Leopard that we had seen and how far away it was. We paid royally for this safari at $120 per person per day (actually it’s not really that much in the grand scheme […]

RTW – Arusha, Tanzania – Day 71

Tanzania – Round The World Tour 2003 Day 71ArushaThursday 22nd May We awoke this morning with the pleasant satisfaction that we had seen just about everything that there is to see during the past seven days of safari game driving in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Anything else from here on in would be […]