Explore...

Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Hemah, Tanzania

Dec 11, 2005 - Tanzania Safaris - Ngororo Crater and the Serengeti

Tanzania - The wild side of Africa On the vast plains of the Serengeti, thousands and thousands of zebras and wildebeests were grazing while on their annual migration from the Masai Mara. More lions lingered in the tall grasses than I every dreamed of seeing. The rare black rhino, a cory bustard bird puffed out and preened on display for mating, hippos wandering from the safety of their pond, a mating lion and lioness taking a break to share a feast of a freshly killed wildebeast who let his guard down just a moment too long - Tanzania, the...

Jump to full entry

Jan 10, 2005 - Ol Doinyo Lengai: The Coolest Volcano on Earth

Copyright 2005 David Rich 1200 Words jdavidrich@yahoo.com OL DOINYO LENGAI: T h e C o o l e s t V o l c a n o o n E a r t h During a lull before climbing Kilimanjaro I tackled the coolest volcano on earth. Ol Doinyo Lengai perches on the edge of Tanzania's Rift Valley where we all began. The name in Swahili means 'Mountain of God', white beard spreading down the mountain. Cool it is, the only volcano in the world exuding snowy natrocarbonatite at a mere 1000 degrees Fahrenheit (500 degrees Centigrade), half the temperature of the molten...

Jump to full entry

Nov 2, 2004 - Tanzanian Safari, Part 3 - Ol Doinyo Lengai and Lake Natron

Written by Karen and Ted both, but from Ted's point of view: After lunch on Nov. 1, George drove us to Lake Natron, where we stayed at Saimon Kamakia's Campsite. We drove on a terrible road through the Great Rift Valley, so it took over 3 hours. In places, the road wasn't even visible, and George took the Land Cruiser through sparsely vegetated dirt. It was hot and dusty, and our jeep threw up huge clouds of dust which enveloped us whenever we slowed and reduced visibility to zero. We passed a few Maasai grazing their herds. Some of the...

Jump to full entry


Advertisement
OperationEyesight.com