Paula at Lost in Translation’s Thursday Special – Pick a Word in August Y3 is a challenge to find a photo representing each of the following words: fortified, chic, submerged, embodiment, and prehistoric. I found good examples of each in my photos of Tanzania. fortified – this fence of nettles and thorny acacia branches fortifies a […]Read More Thursday Special: Pick a Word in August Y3 – Tanzania
Lens Artist Photo Challenge this week is Time to Relax. It’s time to relax when classes are over for the school year. It’s time to relax after having lunch on Mother’s Day. It’s time to relax on a hot day when you have nothing to do but immerse yourself in a cool pond with your […]Read More Lens Artists Challenge: Time to Relax
Feb. 13, 2018 Our last day in Tanzania was spent in transit. We had a nice breakfast at Ang’ata Camp and bid farewell to the staff. A group photo was taken, while the drivers packed the vehicles with our luggage. We were headed toward the Serengeti NP Visitors’ Center and the airport, where we would […]Read More Kwaheri*, Tanzania!
Feb. 12, 2018 Our last day at Serengeti National Park, and our last safari day, was spent looking for kopjes and spotting some new animals. We also spend some time observing hippos. Once again, we were up at dawn. Our first animal of the day joined us during our breakfast – a praying mantis! The […]Read More Serengeti NP: Topis, Kopjes and Hippos, Oh My!
Some synonyms for prolific are: fruitful, abundant, bountiful. If you want to see bountiful, prolific wildlife, I would recommend an African safari! Here are some examples of Tanzania’s prolific wildlife: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: ProlificRead More WPC: Prolific Wildlife
Feb. 11, 2018 Although we’ve been on the Serengeti Plain since we arrived in Ndutu, we were officially in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Today we would enter Serengeti National Park. A song has been going through my head since we got to Tanzania, one that I like from several years ago. The “one hit wonder” […]Read More Day 1 at Serengeti National Park: Awesome Day!
Feb. 9, 2018 The first thing I saw this morning was a yellow weaver tending to his nest, just outside the main building at Ndutu Safari Lodge. Yellow weaver finishing its nest On our morning drive, we saw some lions – first a female pair, one of whom is pregnant and the other wears a […]Read More Predators and Prey in Ndutu-Serengeti
Feb. 7, 2018 The wildebeests (also known as gnus) in the crater don’t take the long migration of the Serengeti, but they’re always on the move to find better grassland. Large herds of them migrate from one side of the crater to another. Most of the time, you also see zebras migrating alongside the wildebeest […]Read More New Life and Danger in Ngorongoro
For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week, with the topic of Heads or Facial Features, I am featuring animals of Ngorongoro Crater. Photos in black & white (or nearly so) allow one to see details that normally wouldn’t stand out, such as the individual hairs on this vervet monkey’s head: The horns on […]Read More CB&WPC: Animal Heads
Paula at Lost In Translation has a weekly challenge “Thursday Special.” This week’s topic is pairs. Elephants (mother and offspring) in Arusha National Park after a mud bath! A pair of Bare-Faced Go Away Birds up in a tree Curious mongooses check out what’s going on from the safety of their hole in a termite […]Read More Tanzanian Pairs