BAM Safari

Tanzania

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Killing for a living Ndutu Wild Dogs

Ndutu Plains bordering the Serengeti National Park is in Tanzania in East Africa. Enormous herds of Wildebeest go through this area in the months of February and March every year as they follow the rains in search of fresh grass to graze on. The Wildebeest migration attracts wildlife photographers and[…]

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Cheetah Paradise

After a successful photographic Safari on Amboseli elephants at the Amboseli National Park in Kenya, on the 6th February, Lilani and I arrived for lunch at the Ndutu Safari Lodge in the South-eastern part of the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania. As planned, my brother, Pala from London, his wife, Nilanthi,[…]

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Ngorongoro Crater

We arrived at the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) around 3 pm on the 2nd February from Manyara National Park to continue our African Safari 2013. After the payment for the entrance tickets and vehicle permit to the NCA authority by our guide/driver, we drove towards the crater.[…]

Serengeti National Park – Tree-top Lions

After 5 nights at Ndutu, we proceeded to Serengeti National Park (SNP) on the 8th of February 2013. We arrived at the Naabi Hill gate of the southeastern entrance to SNP by 10 am. This was my third visit to the 5,700 square mile park, which consists of mainly grass[…]

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The Hunters

On 6th February 2013 before sunrise, with a packed picnic breakfast from the Ndutu Safari Lodge, Wilson was driving us in the direction of the Ndutu grass plains, once again in search of a Wildebeest cow delivering a calf. Passing Lake Ndutu, driving uphill towards the grass plains, we spotted[…]

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Ndutu Plains Cheetah vs Bat-eared Fox

Arriving at the Ndutu Plains on the afternoon of 3rd February, we had bookings for two nights at the Serengeti Savannah Camp and two nights at the Ndutu Safari Lodge. The wildebeest migration during January to March is in the Ndutu Plains, when the rainy season begins. This is the[…]

Serengeti National Park

In March 2003, Ishanga and I, together with two business associates from Sri Lanka – Lakshman Jinadasa and Anil Weerakkody, visited Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, on the invitation of the Tanzanian Government to look into the feasibility of setting up an apparel manufacturing facility in that country.[…]