Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 bellsouth Installation Contact 1:800:681:7208 bellsouth Tec*h care 24/7
  2. 2 11 days Jordan and Israel...need help with planning
  3. 3 Safety issues driving the Garden Route in South Africa?
  4. 4 Cape Town & wine country in July? Help...
  5. 5 Other than car rental how to get to Kruger from Johannesburg?
  6. 6 Late August Cape Town/Safari/Vic Falls Advice Wanted
  7. 7 Safari in Kruger National Park
  8. 8 Trip Report Marrakech
  9. 9 Moroccan Camel Safari
  10. 10 Accommodation in Cape Town
  11. 11 Abu Dhabi overnight stay
  12. 12 Trip Report Babies Galore: Kenya in April
  13. 13 Audley Travel
  14. 14 Can "European" plugs be used in South Africa?
  15. 15 what kind of plug adapters to use in south africa
  16. 16 Israel Trip - Very Early Planning Stage
  17. 17 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  18. 18 nearby game lodge from Johannesburg
  19. 19 Lower Zambezi vs. Northern So. Luangwa
  20. 20 Trip Report Africa – after 10 years of waiting – an amazing and wondrous journey.
  21. 21 Safari in South Africa
  22. 22 City Day guides and Sahara adventure
  23. 23 November Safari Help: Botswana or Kruger?
  24. 24 Trip Report Family4Travels to Israel & Petra -matzos, mezze and Menachem!!
  25. 25 Sabi Sands Savanna Private Reserve vs Timbavati Motswari Game Lodge
View next 25 » Back to the top

Tanzania/Seychelles trip report

Jump to last reply

As one who is always up for tipping the odds in my favor - I chose to do exactly what I was told not to do, after recieving negative and misplaced advise from the naysayers who advised that I stay put and disregard any thoughts of going to Africa after my diagnosis and all that followed.

Well, I'm back and intact and feeling quite healthy, healed and feeling very satisfied from taking what has to be the best trip of a lifetime for myself and husband Mike.

With a few last minute adjustments, here's what our itinerary ended up looking like.

Feb. 10, 2006
Boston - Amsterdam - Arusha

Feb.11
New Arusha Hotel

Feb.12
Depart for Private safari, Tarangire -
Day and night drives. Hiking and visiting Maasai.
Kikoti Safari Camp


Feb.14
Day drive
Kifaru Lodge

Feb.15
Lake Eyasi
Hunting with Hadzabe bushmen. Hiking and visiting Datoga,Barabaig and Watindiga tribes.
Kisima Ngeda Camp

Feb.17
Ngorongoro Crater
Day Drives in Crater
Ng. Sopa Lodge


Feb. 19
Serengeti
Early morning and late afternoon drives
Mobile Camping

Feb.22
Morning drive
Fly Serengeti - Kili - Wilson
Karen Blixen Cottages - Karen, Nairobi

Feb.23
Nairobi - Mahe Seychelles (not)
confirmed seats given away (those Kenya Air rats)
Nairobi - Dubai - Seychelles diversion

Feb.24
Mahe, Seychelles
La Meridien Barbaros

Feb. 25
dreamyacht catamaran - Seychelle Islands

March 3
Mahe, Seychelles
La Meridien Barbaros

March 5
Nairobi - 8 hour layover - good shopping and Carnivore
Amsterdam - 8 hour layover - hung out in airport - too whimpy to go out in snow and cold

March 6
Boston - home to dog and kitty hugs.

We ended up shooting 6.5 gigs and could have done more due to shooting some, hopefully well done videos. Shouldn't have been too cheap for the Epson purchase - get one if going. We saw an amazing amount of sights of beautiful people, animals, birds and terrain. We saw an incredible amount of cats and the big 5 including a very up close sighting of a rhino - wahoo - in the Crater - 10 feet away.

As soon as I can find my misplaced brain cells, I'll write up a more detailed report and bore you all to tears.

Til then;
Sherry

116 Replies | Jump to bottom Add a Reply
116 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement