Ngorogoro Crater – Tanzania

An early morning rise got us to Ngorogoro for sunrise, unfortunately it was too misty to see anything. As we drove into the crater the mist cleared and the wildlife started to show… Continue reading

Lake Manyara – Tanzania

One of the big draw cards of this trip was a three day safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorogoro crater and the Serengeti. Day one was a game drive at Lake Manyara on the… Continue reading


We crossed the equator in Uganda, which we passed through on our way to Rwanda. We stayed at a cafe right on the line who’s proceeds went direct to helping Aids orphans, they… Continue reading

Nairobi Giraffe Centre and the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage – Kenya

    On our way back into Nairobi from Lake Navasha we visited the Giraffe Centre (officially the “African Fund For Endangered Wildlife (Kenya) LTD”). The centre was founded in 1979 as a… Continue reading

Mountain Gorilla trek – Rwanda

We were extremely lucky to go Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. A very early wake up had us driving along in a couple of jeeps to the park where… Continue reading

Lake Nakuru – Kenya

  I swear, not all of our Africa trip is about Safaris, but there is a few!   Lake Nakuru is most famous for pink flamingos but when we were there the water… Continue reading

Masai Mara – Part 2, the one with the lions.

We got really lucky with Lions on day 2 and 3 of our trip to the Mara. On the morning of day 2 we were driving along side a very large group of… Continue reading

Masai Mara – Part 1

Before we started on our Oasis Overland tour we spent 3 days in the Masai Mara reserve in southern Kenya. The trip consisted of 3 game drives in total, 1 in the evening… Continue reading

Vienna – Austria

By the time we got to Vienna we were feeling a little jaded. Catching up with a friend the night we arrived and drinking a bunch didn’t help either! All we did was… Continue reading

Lake Bohinj, Mount Vogel and Savica Waterfall

A 40 minute bus ride from Bled is Bohinj, which has a larger lake and a cable car that takes you up Mt Vogel, which looks like it would be epic in the… Continue reading