For, Becky’s October Squares challenge: Squares & Lines, here is a rear view of a zebra in Tanzania… the lines that ring a genet’s tail, lines on a lizard, lines that encircle an owl’s face, wrinkled lines on elephant trunks and bodies, ridge lines on impala horns and black markings on their rears and tails, markings […]Read More October Squares: Animals of Tanzania
The Ragtag Daily Prompt today is bird. We saw and photographed a variety of colorful and unusual birds while on safari in Tanzania last February. Here is a sample.Read More RDP: Birds of Tanzania
Cee is back this week with all her challenges! Today’s Fun Foto Challenge is to use the photo she has posted to find a subject, topic or theme. She writes that this week’s possible topics are black and white, mirror, reflection, air plane, jet, cloud, vehicle, building, power lines, frame in frame. If you see […]Read More CFFC: What’s in the Picture?
Feb. 6, 2018 We stopped for lunch at about 2:00 during a drizzling rain. There were toilets next to a grassy area. Some people headed straight for them, but in spite of the commotion we must have made upon arrival, it did not faze two Marabou storks, who stood stock still several feet apart. This […]Read More Some New Animals in Ngorongoro Crater
This white flower, cycnium, grows in Tanzania. I took this picture in the Ngorongoro Crater. We were told that cycnium is a parasite that feeds on the roots of grasses. Cee’s Flower of the Day, 3/24/18Read More FOTD: Cycnium
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
Feb. 6, 2018 After breakfast at Tarangire Safari Lodge, we departed for the three hour drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We passed Lake Manyara, through the towns of Mto-wa-Mbu and Karatu, then stopped to pay our fees to enter the conservation area. We had boxed lunches that had been prepared by the staff […]Read More En Route to Ngorongoro Crater
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is sunrises/sunsets/night photos. Africa is a great place for sunrises and sunsets! Even on the plane, which arrived at Kilimanjaro after dark, I captured a pretty sunset: Sunset over Tarangire National Park, taken with Samsung Galaxy 7: That same sunset (this is classic!) taken with my camera, Sony 380:One […]Read More CFFC: Sunrise, Sunset