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Elephants in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

Elephants in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

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Today’s travel photo is of a group of elephants in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania. I was so happy when we spotted this group of elephants during our safari in the park, as before this I had only seen one other elephant and that was at a distance. There were actually quite a few elephants… Read More

Trail across an alpine desert on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Long Path Across an Alpine Desert on Mount Kilimanjaro

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Today’s travel photo is a view of the long trail across the desolate alpine desert landscape on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. I took this photo on day four of my trek to the summit of the mountain. We had stopped for a short break on a rocky ridge, which gave me this view of the path… Read More

A Tinga Tinga Artist in Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

Tinga Tinga Artist in Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

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Today’s travel photo is of a tinga tinga artist in the village of Mto wa Mbu in Northern Tanzania. Tinga Tinga is the traditional paintings in Tanzanian art. I took this photo at a work shop while wandering around the village and I was really taken away by the colours put into their paintings. These… Read More

Wildebeest and Flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Wildebeest and Flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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Today’s travel photo is of a herd of wildebeest in front of a huge flock of flamingos on a lake in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. I was amazed by the huge herds of animals that live in Ngorongoro. Unlike other parks in Tanzania, there is water here all year round, so the animals never need to… Read More

Wild Mother Lioness and Cub Painting by Jane Taylor

Wild Mother – Lioness and Cub Painting by Jane Delaford Taylor

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Instead of putting up a travel photo today, I’ve decided to put up a photo of this amazing painting of a lioness and her cub by talented artist Jane Delaford Taylor. Titled “Wild Mother”, Jane used one of my photos from my Up Close with a Pride of Lions post from Serengeti National Park in… Read More

A hyena in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Hyena in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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I saw quite a few hyenas while on safari in Tanzania, however it wasn’t until I got to Ngorongoro Crater that I could get close enough to get a decent photo of one. There were several hyenas in this particular spot, mostly just lazing around in the grass near a herd of wildebeest. They were… Read More

A mud hut in a Masai Village in Tanzania

Mud hut in a Masai Village at Lake Manyara, Tanzania

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When I visited Lake Manyara in the Northern Tanzania, I had the amazing opportunity of visiting a local Masai village. The experience was wonderful as I learned about their way of life. This photo is of one of their traditional mud and straw huts with some of the locals standing next to it. These people… Read More

Wooden bowls for sale in Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

Wooden Bowls for sale in Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

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While wandering through the village of Mto wa Mbu at Lake Manyara, Tanzania, we came across a traditional wood carver’s workshop where their beautiful carvings were up for sale. This photo is of some wooden bowls that I couldn’t take my eyes off of. I rarely buy souvenirs when I travel so I had to… Read More

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