Tanzania – Mikumi National Park

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After leaving Malawi we entered Tanzania. We ascended out of the Great Rift Valley through some spectacular mountain passes, passing vast tea plantations in the highlands before arriving at our camp outside Iringa. An enjoyable evening was spent at a local Masai restaurant where we enjoy a traditional Tanzanian evening and a good introduction to the drinking game “fuzzy duck”. Fuzzy duck had left a few of us under the weather the next day for our drive to Mikumi National park and on arrival we inspected our campsite, noting that is was covered in half a foot of water, we all took the easy option upgrading to warm dry beds for the evening, luckily so as it poured all evening.

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