February 22, 2023-
Phunuru reports that the Kilimanjaro team departed from Moshi this morning and headed west to Arusha. After some shopping and lunch, it was time to head over to the domestic airport, and load up for the 45 minute flight to Seronera. Upon arrival in the central Serengeti, the team were met at the bush airstrip by their safari drivers with their vehicles, ready to start looking for critters. Apparently they were quite abundant, and Phunuru said they saw over 25 different animal species in a few hours, including lions and elephants.
Tonight the team is ensconced in a luxury tented camp, complete with a first class cook and camp crew and real beds under the canvas wall tents. The lodges are great, but there is nothing like being out on the Serengeti listening to the animals (with a camp guard nearby!). Tomorrow the team heads for the Ndutu area, the epicenter of the Migration.