This is Serengeti

This is Serengeti

Monday, August 13 It’s seriously amazing the glass windows of the vehicles don’t blast out. The vibration from the road and the rocks flying and smacking the Toyota Landrover is intense. These SUVs take a lot of abuse and they stand up to the challenge.  We...
Come Out Wherever You Are

Come Out Wherever You Are

Sunday, August 12 Ahhh, the feeling of a real shower is priceless. And the taste of French toast with vinegar is awful! S took french toast for breakfast and put what he thought was syrup on top. When I got to the table and saw the plate aside I asked why. He...
Onward to Serengeti

Onward to Serengeti

Satuday, August 11 It’s 5:30 am. It is dark and cold and we are readying for our air charter to the Serengeti. The continuously paranoid eight-year-old asks, “Are there a lot of mosquitos there? I need bug spray.” His fear is unknowingly legitimate this time. The...
Roughing It

Roughing It

Friday, August 10 5:30 am: “I am pouring the water now,” huffs Hassan, our butler, his breath labored by the weight of the hoist.  He has to pour 40 liters of water into the tarp bucket and hoist it about 10 feet in the air. “It is ready,” he...
Welcome to the Bush!

Welcome to the Bush!

Thursday August 9 In the middle of the night Luca calls out “mom”. I don’t respond. “Mom” he says again. I ask “what” and he replies, “a zebra!” I smile, knowing he’s having sweet dreams. Zzzzzzzzzzzzziiiiiiiiipp….zzzzzzziiiiiiiipp. What the What is...