A short trip to Ngorongoro – Contributed

I/we never camped in East Africa but we had many adventures to the places described. What memories are evoked! Thank you Bush narrator.

A Bushsnob in Africa

Kenya and Tanzania – February 1988

1-TZBorderPainting88mumBeautiful and promising wall-painting in a petrol station at the Kenya-Tanzania border!

The trip in a few words.


Nairobi City (Kenya) – Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania) – Manyara Lake (Tanzania) – Nairobi City (Kenya)


[1] 4WD – driver; [2]Xray – wife and game spotter – in Land Rover; [3]ScoutSpirit – driver; [4]PinkShade – partner and story teller; [5]Khanga – mum of PinkShade – in Isuzu Trooper.

2-NbiDepSafariNgoro88The team getting ready, early in the morning, around the Land Rover (PinkShade missing)

 The trip in detail.

Saturday, 20th of February – Towards the mythical crater – Getting in the mood and freezing!

In two cars, on a beautiful Saturday morning, we left Nairobi for Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara. A light spirit invaded me as we set off. Initially nothing special to mention, except for the very good road…

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