Sunrise lighting the acacia and clearing the landscape around Mt Kilimanjaro this morning. In the 10 minutes after leaving camp we've met the calmest big old bull elephant contemplating his food, and turned around to see an early rising giraffe wondering what we're up to... you think he'd never seen muzungu bikers before!! That just the short drive from camp into Amboseli National Park.
We enjoyed a stunning view of Mt Kilimanjaro from Solomon's Rock last night, with the sun dropping into the dust on the other side of the horizon. This morning there are 41 Maasai Mamas (and counting) with their blankets and wares spread out. We are heading into Solomon's village this morning and then back on our bikes to Amboseli National Park.
What a day!! This morning we sat upon Observation Hill in Amboseli National Park and watched a long herd of elephant march ponderously (John favourite word of the day!) across the plains; and after a lovely bike ride across the 'once was' Lake Amboseli - we are now perched upon a rock with our Maasai friends watching the same long lines of Maasai cattle coming home into their manyatta below sunset and the backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro tonight. Africa as a picture perfect landscape!
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