Author Archives: Raphael Mollel

By Guide Raphael Mollel – A Wonderful Adventure!

Jambo! My name is Raphael, a guide with ADS, and I have just finished my safari ending June 16, 2013 with 2 guests from California, USA. It was an amazing safari because we started in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti where the migration was located. We saw masses of wildebeests together with zebras. If that was not enough, we saw them crossing the Grumeti River and witnessed one wildebeest taken by a crocodile. In the Western Serengeti we also saw a pride of lions …

By Raphael Mollel – A mother cheetah with her cubs and other safari highlights

Greetings from Tanzania. My name is Raphael and I have just finished my safari with my guests David and Margaret from Michigan, USA. It was a very adventurous safari as we spent 10 nights in the bush with 3 nights private camping at Naabi Hill campsite among the wildebeest migration and all the big carnivores. Here are my pictures of just a few of the highlights. My guests were very excited to see this mother cheetah jump on the bonnet of our vehicle. We ended up …

By Raphael Mollel – Lions!

One of the highlights from my recent safari was watching this pride of lions (pictured below) with their buffalo kill. This was in the central part of the Serengeti in the Seronera River Valley. The Seronera region is a good spot to see predation year round as there are several large prides of lions that are resident (i.e. they do not follow the wildebeest migration) and subsist off the resident herbivores including buffalo, warthog and several species of antelope.