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Walking through the snow to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

On the way to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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After struggling up the tough climb to Stella Point to watch the sunrise on Mount Kilimanjaro, it was time to start heading to the very summit of the mountain at Uhuru Peak. By this point I was standing at well over 5700 metres above sea level, and the air was so thin that I simply… Read More

Safari Vehicle track jam in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Safari vehicle traffic jam in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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While on safari in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, I quickly noticed that the safari drivers often stop to share information and wildlife sightings. It was because of this that we learnt that there were two lions mating nearby. When we got to the site, there were already heaps of other safari vehicles there watching the… Read More

A superb starling in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

A Superb Starling in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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On our first day in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, we had to stop at the head quarters to sort out our National Park passes. These beautiful Superb Starlings were all over the place here, and I couldn't get over how colourful they are. It took quite a few goes to get a decent photo as… Read More

A lioness in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

A Lioness in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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While on safari in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, we spotted some lions hiding in the tall grass. While stopped to take photos, this lioness walked right by our vehicle, not even caring about us at all. This was yet another amazing sight during my time on safari in Tanzania… Read More

Panoramic View of Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater View, Tanzania | Panorama

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As we made our way to Serengeti National Park from Lake Manyara in Northern Tanzania, we had to climb up into the Ngorongoro Highlands before we went to Olduvai Gorge and then onto Serengeti. Although we would be visiting Ngorongoro Crater for a safari on the way back, it was great to stop in on… Read More

A Zebra in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

A Zebra in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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I was excited when I woke up on my first morning in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The day before had been eventful with lots of wildlife sightings as we drove through the park on our way to camp. Today however, we would spend the entire day on safari. I took this photo of this… Read More

Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

Where it all began at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

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On the way to Serengeti National Park in Northern Tanzania, within the boundaries of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, is one of the most important¬†archaeological sites in the world. Olduvai Gorge (Oldupai Gorge) is the site of several important hominid fossil discoveries. I knew about Olduvai Gorge before I visited Tanzania, but all I really knew about… Read More

Mount Meru above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Meru above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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On day two of my trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, we climbed up from Machame Hut to the Shira Plateau. We had climbed out of the clouded rain forest the day before, but it wasn't until this point that it really felt like we were way above the clouds. I took this… Read More

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