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Tanzania - Tukuyu To Dar Es Salaam, Sept 28-Oct 7/2005

Sunrise just past Tukuyu.

On the way to Igawa.

On the way to Igawa. The chef that made my lunch.

Night time at Mbuyuni.

On the way to Mikumi.

Baboons on the road to Mikumi.

Entering Mikumi National Park with my bike.

Mikumi National Park. Hard to take photos. The animals are extremely jumpy when they see me riding my bike.

Mikumi National Park. I actually saw 4 lions just a few meters away. Sorry, no photos. Was a little preoccupied!!!

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park. I just love these self guide safari on my bike.

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park. Elephants.

Mikumi National Park. Giraffes.

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park.

Mikumi National Park. Buffalo.

Mikumi National Park. Elephants.

Mikumi National Park. Vultures munching on road-kill.

Mikumi National Park. Vultures munching on road-kill.

Mikumi National Park. Vultures munching on road-kill.

Mikumi National Park. Vultures munching on road-kill.

Mikumi National Park. Vultures munching on road-kill. And now all scattering as I approach.

Local tribes woman just outside Mikumi National Park. I was having lunch here.

Local tribes woman just outside Mikumi National Park. I was having lunch here.

Local tribes woman just outside Mikumi National Park. I was having lunch here.

Teenage tribesman on bike.

An angry tribesman that kept shouting at me when I took this picture. I didn't stick around to find out why he was so upset.

On the way to Chalize.

Tanzania - Zanzibar To Arusha, Oct 8-Oct 24/2005

Leaving Dar Es Salaam on the ferry to Zanzibar.

Leaving Dar Es Salaam on the ferry to Zanzibar.

Leaving Dar Es Salaam on the ferry to Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Approaching Stonetown in Zanzibar.

Sunset in Stonetown.

Sunset in Stonetown.

Sunset in Stonetown.

Sunset in Stonetown.

Morning in Stonetown.

Morning in Stonetown.

Sailboat just off the port.

Sailboat just off the port.

Nungwi in the northern tip of Zanzibar.

Nungwi in the northern tip of Zanzibar.

Sunrise coming back from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam.

Sunrise coming back from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam.

Sunrise coming back from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam.

Sunrise coming back from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam.

Back at the port at Dar Es Salaam.

Mt. Meru.

Tanzania - Lake Manyara, Oct 25/2005

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Nice hippos pool. Too bad we can't get close enough.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Hippos pool.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Think that is suppose to be the heaviest flying bird in the world.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants and giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants and big flocks of flamingos, but they are way too far away.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants and giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants and giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Giraffes.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Elephants.

Day 1 of 5 day safari. First stop, Lake Manyara. Baboons.

Tanzania - Serengeti, Oct 26/2005

Day 2 of 5 day safari. Glimpse of Ngorongoro Crater on the way to Serengeti.

Day 2 of 5 day safari. Glimpse of Ngorongoro Crater on the way to Serengeti.

Day 2 of 5 day safari. Glimpse of Ngorongoro Crater on the way to Serengeti.

Day 2 of 5 day safari. A Masai boma near the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 2 of 5 day safari. Glimpse of Ngorongoro Crater on the way to Serengeti.

Day 2 of 5 day safari. Glimpse of Ngorongoro Crater on the way to Serengeti.

Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of humanity.

From the entrance of Serengeti.

Serengeti. Wildebeest in the rain.

Serengeti. Wildebeest in the rain.

A leopard at a koppe.

A leopard at a koppe.

A leopard at a koppe.

A leopard at a koppe.

A leopard at a koppe.

A leopard at a koppe.

A leopard at a koppe.

Sunset at the Serengeti.

Sunset at the Serengeti.

Sunset at the Serengeti.

Sunset at the Serengeti.

Sunset at the Serengeti.

Sunset at the Serengeti.

Panoramic of Ngorongoro Crater.

Tanzania - Serengeti, Oct 27/2005

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Sunrise in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. 2 young male lions in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Your typical safari in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, 100 landcruisers chasing after an invisible leopard.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Small hippos pool.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A flock of some kind of big birds.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A big pride of lions just lazing around.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A big pride of lions just lazing around.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A big pride of lions just lazing around.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A big pride of lions just lazing around.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A big pride of lions just lazing around.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Giraffes.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Giraffes.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Big hippos pool in the Serengeti.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Tree climbing lion. You don't need to go to Uganda to see them.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Tree climbing lion. You don't need to go to Uganda to see them.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A second group of lions that we encounter.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A second group of lions that we encounter.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A second group of lions that we encounter.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A second group of lions that we encounter.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A second group of lions that we encounter.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Vultures on the tree.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Vultures hanging out.

Day 3 of 5 day safari.

Day 3 of 5 day safari.

Day 3 of 5 day safari.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. A single lion eyeing her dinner.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Leaving Serengeti and going back to Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Leaving Serengeti and going back to Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Leaving Serengeti and going back to Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Leaving Serengeti and going back to Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 3 of 5 day safari. Leaving Serengeti and going back to Ngorongoro Crater. Man, it's cold at night at the crater rim.

Tanzania - Ngorongoro Crater To Kenya, Oct 28-Nov 1/2005

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. That's a lot of wildlife in one place.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. All wanting to be close to the permanent water hole in the dry season.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. All wanting to be close to the permanent water hole in the dry season.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. All wanting to be close to the permanent water hole in the dry season.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. Look at that, a real life hyena, really!!! 3X zoom sucks!!!

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. Look at that, a real life hyena, really!!! Don't do a safari unless you got a 10X+ zoom.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. Hippos pool at Ngorongoro.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. Hippos pool at Ngorongoro.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. Yet more hyena. Just have to squint very hard and you will see it :)

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. Yet more hyena. Just have to squint very hard and you will see it :)

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Back to the Ngorongoro Crater. A few remaining flamingos at the almost dry up pond.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. Leaving Ngorongoro.

Day 4 of 5 day safari. My fellow guest on the safari. Only the older gentleman with the stick will remain with me for the last day.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Day 5 of 5 day safari. Taragire National Park.

Going to Kenya.

Entering into Kenya.

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