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Oct 30, 2013 - 2 Days at Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is a salt lake that is only about 3 feet deep right now at the end of the dry season. We expected to find flamingoes there as it is advertised as one of its highlights. We did see flamingoes out in the lake mostly. Sometimes, it seemed they were all at the far shore and we saw a long line of pink in the distance. But we were told that the flamingoes are actually in the middle of the lake so that if we could take the time to drive to the opposite shore, we would see the same sight there - the flamingoes would appear to be on...

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Oct 28, 2013 - A first view of Tanzania

It took a few hours to travel the road and go through little towns with their speed bumps to control traffic. Lots of people were walking their cattle or goats into towns or else carrying goods in baskets on their heads. Others had supplies balanced on their bicycles and scooters. Monday is market day around here. We stopped at a rest area with toilets and a shop shere Jeanne and others started their collection of souvenirs. Bargaining for the best price is expected for Maasai goods. People speak Swahili here - the Maasai are the...

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Jul 8, 2008 - Manyara

After leaving Moshi and Kilimanjaro behind, we begun the safari protion of our trip. Manyara Conservation Area afforded us with our first close up encounter with nature. I wondered how this affected the animals but they seemed to be quite ok with all of the human presence in their habitat. I donĀ“t have much to say at all, but I hope you enjoy the pictures as much as I enjoyed the encounter. At some point, I decided not to focus on pictures as I felt I was not enjoying the experience as deeply as I could. I begun to simply take it in and be...

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