We’ve spent the last 3 days in Arusha, Tanzania getting the brakes on the truck re-done, balancing and aligning the tires, oil change, etc. Tomorrow we head off to Serengeti Park hoping to have timed our trip to see the migration of over 1 million wildebeests and zebra as they head north into Kenya. The focal point of the migration is when the animals have to cross the Grumeti and Mara rivers where the crocs are waiting for them. Unfortunately this year has been very dry in Tanzania (and wetter than normal in other areas) so the migration has started early and is more scattered than usual. We may be too late as we’ve heard reports that some of the herds are already north of us into Kenya. We’ll know in a few days if our timing paid off or not.
We will return from the Serengeti via Ngorongoro crater which has a very high concentration of wildlife so we hope to see cheetahs which so far have eluded us.