Tag Archives: Tanzania

Tarangire – Thomson’s Gazelle, Giraffe, Ostrich, Oh My

So many animals

Tarangire Baboons


Tarangire Elephants

Over the next few days in Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongore parks we would see more elephants in three days than I had seen my entire lifetime. You see elephants mostly in groups, and you can see how they stand around and encircle the younger ones as a means of protection. You also see solitary older […]

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Tengeru Market

(PHOTO: Bananas for the Wednesday Tengeru market.) What do you do on a down day in Arusha, Tanazania? If it is a Wednesday (or Saturday) you head to the Tengeru market, about 10-15 kms east outside of town back towards the airport and Moshi. Our only plan Wednesday was to meet our safari guide Laurent […]

Tanzania – Ready, Set, Go

We were ready. We had chosen our outfitter for safari and the Kili climb, made our own plans for beach and diving on Zanzibar, prepared at the local Rye YMCA and geared up at the REI store in Yonkers (1). There are no direct flights to Tanzania from the US market, although we were told […]

Summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro & Our Tanzania Adventure

We made it. On July 1st our middle son Noah and I summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain on the African continent. It took a unique combination of physical, mental and emotional strength to make it to the top. The Kili climb was part of a three week adventure across Tanzania, starting with safari through […]