Africa

The Serengeti: Simply Amazing

The Serengeti: Simply Amazing

After starting with Lake Manyara and Gnorongoro Crater as our appetizer, we moved on to the main course of our 3-day safari – Serengeti National Park. Our group got the 24 hour pass to the park, which allowed us to have both an evening game drive and an early morning drive. We left the crater and headed out on a ... Read More »

First Taste of Africa: Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara

First Taste of Africa: Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara

Big yellow truck: Check African safari: Check Seeing the Big 5: Check We dove head first into Africa after our first couple days at Karen Camp in Nairobi. After getting a briefing on the trip agenda and how the truck works, etc., we hopped in our big yellow truck and took off for our first camp site – Snake Park. ... Read More »

Ebola Fear Strikes Again!

Ebola Fear Strikes Again!

I’ve touched on it previously how the media uses scare tactics and sensationalism to get peoples attention, which in turn they use to make money. By doing so, they can cause unnecessary and devastating consequences to people and businesses alike. (When reading the following, think about local tourism and tour companies and how they must be hurting.) A topic still ... Read More »

We’re Heading To Africa!

We’re Heading To Africa!

Hey Everyone! We have finally come to the part of our RTW (round-the-world) trip that will test us like nothing else has or will. We are heading out on a 2-month long Africa overland trip with Oasis Overland! We are excited to see unbelievable scenery and animals in wild, but we’re also a little nervous, as we will be camping 95% of ... Read More »