Monthly Archives: October 2015

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park is located in the north eastern part of Botswana – Beautiful Botswana as its known.  We arrived from Livingstone Zambia as its only an hour away from the border. Chobe is known for their elephants. They have

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Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls – Zambia and Zimbabwe David Livingstone was the first white person to see the Mosi oa Tunya (the smoke that thunders) in 1855.  He stood at what is now called Livingstone Island and named the falls after Queen

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Best day ever aka Walking with Lions (and cheetahs)

Travelgal Nicole

Walking with Lions and cheetahs BEST.  DAY.  EVER!!! Walking with lions and cheetahs is absolutely amazing! Before I get into that I have to start at the beginning.  We had heard about walking with lions at Mukuni Village and it

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Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a great little island off the coast of Tanzania.  It was exactly what we needed after a few busy days in the Serengeti.  The only things we had planned were sun, sea, and fun.  Zanzibar delivered on all

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Ngorongoro crater

When we were researching which safaris to do in Tanzania I really wanted to go to the Ngorongoro Crater.  I thought it would be a scene out of Lion King with all the animals running around and it would be

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Serengeti

We went back and forth many times about going to the Serengeti.  I said how could we not go?  In the end we decided that it was worth the expense and it would be a great expereince as there were

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Gorillas

People come to Ruhengeri for the gorillas.  That’s really all there is to do here but seeing the gorillas was the highlight of my trip.  We arrived the night before and stayed at Red Rocks.  We were up early to

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Uganda

Our first stop in Uganda was Jinja – the adventure capitol of Africa.  They have everything here from white water rafting to the source of the Nile.  We stayed at Nile River Explorer right on the lake but a bit

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Lake Nakuru National Park

This was by far the best safari I did in Kenya at Lake Nakuru.  We saw rhinos, lions, water buffalo, giraffes and everything but the elusive leopard.  If you are keeping track that makes 4 of the big 5 that

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