A Day in the Ngorongoro Crater

A Day in the Ngorongoro Crater

The following day we awakened early and left right after breakfast to start our drive with Pristine Trails to the Ngorongoro Crater. Along the way we saw even more elephants and their adorable little ones, a few more male lions sleeping on their backs on some large...
Sizing up the Serengeti – Day 3

Sizing up the Serengeti – Day 3

Watching the sun creep up over the horizon in front of a silhouetted Acacia tree in the Serengeti was yet another “I can't believe I'm actually in Africa” moment. We set out in the pitch black, and our guide from Pristine Trails told us that we were in a...
Sizing up the Serengeti – Day 2

Sizing up the Serengeti – Day 2

Not wanting to miss a thing in the Serengeti, I was up before the sun and headed outside just in case there was a nice sunrise. As the sky lightened, I was treated with the sight of a hot air balloon lazily floating in the colorful sky above the waking African bush....
Sizing up the Serengeti – Day 1

Sizing up the Serengeti – Day 1

The drive to the Serengeti, easily Africa’s most famous National Park, was about 4 hours from Lake Manyara. The time passed quickly on the windy, hilly roads due to interesting landscape and watching the Maasai wrangling their herds of cows and goats grazing along the...
An African Adventure: Lake Manyara

An African Adventure: Lake Manyara

It’d been 3 years since my last time in Africa, excluding the week in Morocco, and I was so happy to be back! I had already seen the Southern countries, and it was time to start tackling the Eastern ones, beginning in Tanzania! Upon exiting Kilimanjaro International...