It was a chilly morning when we piled into the two Land Cruisers and headed down the hill.
Wow. We had only been in the Serengeti a few hours, and it already exceeded our expectations.
“Jambo! Jambo!” the lodge staff welcomed us as they handed us cool towels and a glass of fruit drink. We were beat after a seven hour drive from our last camp.
We packed up and left the Asnil Samburu camp early on Wednesday morning. We enjoyed our two days here but were ready to move on to our next destination, the Sweetwaters Serena camp in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Here we would have the opportunity to see both the Black and the less common White Rhinos.
This morning we witnessed our first kill. Mwok, our guide, told us the other Land Cruiser we were traveling with had spotted a female Cheetah and her cubs. Continue reading
Our guide stopped suddenly and motioned for us to come closer. We stepped carefully through the dense jungle foliage that he had just cleared with his machete. To our right, we could see branches moving. Continue reading
Roz and I only had two more days to explore Istanbul, so we didn’t have time to waste. We got up early and opened the nightshades on our hotel room window. As the morning sunlight flooded our room, we stood their transfixed by the view from our 16th floor window. Continue reading