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Oct 14, 2005 - Tanzania...Safari

After two quick flights from Nairobi the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge (NCL) staff met us at Lake Manyara airport. We had a 90 minutes drive ahead of us, partially paved. They packed a nice box lunch for us to snack on during the ride. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest caldera in the world, located just south of where the Serengeti begins in northern Tanzania. The crater has roughly 25,000 animals within 160 square miles. It is about 7000 ft above sea level and provides a very good chance to see the "Big Five" in a day. Many travelers start at...

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