Author Archives: Michael

‘Watching Bush TV’

I’ve been home now for almost a month and I still picture the vast beauty of the land and the animals cohabitating in the Serengeti. The sun rising over the land in the morning is a picture I will never forget. Some of my favorite memories are upon arriving at the North Serengeti Kogatende Airstrip to meet our guide driver, a giraffe came walking down the airstrip towards us. I remember thinking how wonderful that my favorite animal came to greet me upon landing in the …

Proposed Wildlife Corridor To Link The Serengeti With Lake Victoria.

The government of Tanzania plans to establish a wildlife corridor to link the Serengeti National Park with Lake Victoria. Currently, the border at the western edge of the Serengeti ends about 2 miles short of Lake Victoria. The proposal would involve establishing a 20 plus square mile wildlife corridor that would extend west from the current border of the Serengeti to the shores of Lake Victoria’s Speke Gulf. If the corridor were to be established it would ensure that the massive herds of migratory wildebeest, zebra …

Our Trip To Tanzania And Zanzibar

Our safari was everything we had hoped it would be and more. Every detail was worked out by Dawn. We went in a few days early because of flights and Dawn arranged for us to stay at the African Tulip in Arusha. The accommodations were excellent and Anuj, the manager, bent over backwards to meet our every request. Within a few hours of landing in the northern Serengeti we had seen zebras, wildebeests, elephants, giraffes, lions, many kinds of antelope, leaving …