Game drive throught the serengeti

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Was up early and had a drive through the Serengeti we were not as lucky as the massai Mara there doesn’t seem to be as much here but it is 10 times the size of the Mara. We did see the usual stuff and a few more lionesses. And we did see a leopard but it was pretty far away up a tree and well camouflaged so I couldn’t get a photo but I could see it and its prey up the tree with binoculars, I only had 6 times zoom but some of the others had better cameras and showed me the leopard

 

The game drive was ok we did see Simber rock where the idea for lion king came and ironically a few rocks along was a lion,  I have photos and video of this.

And here he was the lion king
It is so dry and barren here so different from the Mara. We drove along some very bumpy roads and it was so dusty my hair was thick and stuck together with dust and it got everywhere. We made it to the campsite after stopping at a few point to the crater. And the views are beautiful. We got to the campsite on the rim of the crater and put  up our tents the views I have when I open my door are spectacular.

 

After I set up my tent I decided to go for a shower which I was told would be cold, as I left the truck Sue whispered something, I could not heard and me being subtle said what are you whispering about? She followed me and said that the blokes have hot shower’s so  the girls are using the our showers. As I walked over I saw Anne who told me again, I got to the showers and seen Missy outside she shouted inside to the girls that it was me, then got told after a min it was safe to go in, Susan was finishing getting changed and they said the showers were lovely and hot.

So I got in I had Sam in the shower next to me one side and Chevone the other. As I got in the hot water was running out I had hot and all I could hear was Chevone saying it was heaven. Then the water after a few minuets went warm then cold. The girls had used all the hot water again haha, As I got out Clinton was just about to get in with Brooke and another girl from a different group turned up. I told them it was nice  and cold. Then poor Sue turned up after telling me the secret about the hot showers and I had to tell her they were now cold.

 

I went over to the truck where they were making chicken curry. So Leigh told me to taste it, it was plain  so she said take over and do what I want with it. So I got the spices etc out and went over to Helen who had been working hard on it with Susan and Alan. So I asked her what she thought I should add then went over and kept adding stuff with Sue tasting it.

We got it lovely everyone said well done and it tasted lush so I told them thank Helen and the others not me.

 

We had a few drinks and the sky was so clear I have never in my life seen so many stars and so bright. Susan and a few others were naming the stars consolation’s, I just turned and sat starring at the beauty of the stars and listened to the group chatting.Then joined in the conversation. Most of the group  went bed early apart from Clinton, Brooke,  Livey, Chevone and myself stayed up drinking and had such a laugh again then Brooke came back from the toilet and said she had just seen an elephant we thought she was joking but she was not. We got up and Clinton and myself first with our torches and went for a walk and found an elephant at the edge of are campsite eating from a tree how cool to have that in your back garden. We went back chatted and had a laugh and then we ran out of wood, I wanted to stay up later and have a laugh and see the stars but it is so cold I am fully clothed in bed. These moments staying up late and having a laugh.

 

 

 

ted332 says:
now this is what i call real adventure..
Posted on: Nov 06, 2009
huibdos says:
Great Pics of a Great time!!
Posted on: Nov 05, 2009
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And here he was the lion king
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Cooking tea
Cooking tea