We spend a great day in the Mara Triangle. We took a magnificent route over winding hills and swamp like surface where we saw lot of wildebeests and hyenas.
A herd of wildebeests suddenly passed by on the other side of the river. Unfortunately they were passing the section where they could cross the river. Two minutes later however they were coming back and…
There are worse spots to celebrate your birthday than in the Masai Mara! We waited for 7,5 hours next that day to see a river crossing of wildebeests.
Our guidebook said that it was a seldom visited park: the Saiwa Swamp National Park. Since they do have rare animals we decided to visit this park anyway.
We went to Murchison Falls National park. This is where the Nile is pushed into a 6 meter wide gorge which results in the falls.
What we were about to do was one of the things I was most excited about out before coming to this continent. Gorilla tracking in the remaining rainforests in Africa. In theory it’s possible to…
Rwanda is an amazing country. It’s a country of thousands hills and more than a million smiles. We visited Kigali, tracked chimpanzees, saw Lake Kivu and tracked the golden monkeys at Volcanoes National Park. We…
All the books were right: it’s a huge and highly developed city with big modern buildings where you can walk the streets on one of the sidewalks or eat something at one of the many fancy restaurants. A way more serious subject you simply have to visit while in Kigali is the Kigali Genocide Memorial Museum.
One of the most unique experiences in Africa when talking about wildlife is ‘The Great Migration’. More than a million wildebeests migrate throughout the year. According to our research the wildebeests had to be in the ‘Western corridor’ of the park. We started hesitating while we were in the park. Weren’t we too late?
The next morning the Ngorongoro crater was our first highlight of the day. After taking in the views we proceeded to Serengeti National Park. Next to all the pretty things we saw the highlights for me were the gazelles, lions, elephants, hippos and even a leopard in a tree!