Serengeti Symphony

Africa, you called to me. Your primitive wildness heralded this weary journeyer. Tired of technology with all its many impersonal buttons, passwords and ring tones. Having traversed world’s of inner and outer realities and spheres of perceptions, vision quests and dreams, I wearied. Africa, you called to me. Your essential naturalness invited me home. The essential self longing for “the real, the meaningful, the true”. Life rhythms, slow and sensual. Sound symphonies, melodic and harsh. Nature’s life-death cycle most visible on Serengeti soil. The simplicity of balance, married to purpose and passion, reflected in each sacred animal specie in residence, …

My Day-By-Day Safari Journal

2/12/15 – Today we landed in Tanzania; Kilimanjaro Airport. No jet way, just down the stairs to an open tarmac and into a building where Machas from ADS greeted us. The immigration line was long and hot. The anticipation of the next 10 days made it bearable. We loaded our belongings and ourselves into a vehicle driven by Michael and drove about 50 min to Mt Meru resort. Machas remained with us. Stayed the night…room was nice; wood floors, open shower stall on a beautiful campus …

Our First Day Felt Like We Were On A Movie Set!

We were prepared to see all kinds of wildlife but nothing can prepare one for the feeling of turning a corner and seeing your first group of lions lying by the side of the road or a huge elephant walking so close to your car that you can hear him breathe. Our first day felt like we were on a movie set. Our awesome guide Wilfred was like a walking encyclopedia and an exceptional and accommodating driver. One night during a fierce rain storm …