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Tag: safari

East Africa Safari Wrap-Up

Hi readers!  One of my East Africa safari-mates mentioned that there is very little information on specifics of what to look for in a safari before you book.  I wanted to help you out a little and give you the best/worst/most interesting parts of my trip to help you plan your safari. Where to Go: First you have to decide where you want to go in Africa.  South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, and Tanzania are popular options with side trips into Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Uganda.  I opted for Kenya and Tanzania for an East Africa Safari because of their easy access Read More

Ngorongoro Crater and the Elusive Rhino

Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area is not too far outside of the Serengeti.  If you are going to one, you should definitely go to the other.  The crater is actually a volcanic caldera that is left from an eruption over 2 million years ago (source). Ngorongoro is where the elusive Rhino tend to be seen more often as there is a more concentrated population of them .  However, when I say concentrated population, take into account that they are critically endangered and there are only 26 rhinos at Ngorongoro (source). Our guide is consistently leading safari groups and hasn’t seen a Read More