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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....

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...

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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 experience 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...

Uganda

Our first stop in Uganda was Jinja - the adventure capital 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 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...