Tag: tanzania

Feb 3, 2015

Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro

Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro

Late last year, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Will Gadd, ascended to the highest point in Africa, taking matters one step further by climbing the famous glaciers found at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Photograph above by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool Photograph by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool…

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Mar 23, 2014

A Close Encounter With A Curious Cheetah

A Close Encounter With A Curious Cheetah

Australian wedding and wildlife photographer Bobby-Jo Clow had the experience of a lifetime while on safari at Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. A young male cheetah decided to check out their vehicle, getting closer than you can possibly imagine. She tells Africa Geographic that her and her group came across a mother cheetah and…

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Nov 25, 2013

You Can Now Stay at an Underwater Hotel Room and Sleep with the Fishes

You Can Now Stay at an Underwater Hotel Room and Sleep with the Fishes

At the Manta Resort on the island of Pemba, Tanzania, you will find a hotel room unlike any other. Designed by Mikael Genberg of Genberg Underwater Hotels AB, is Africa’s first underwater hotel room. The Swedish-engineered, floating structure provides three distinct levels. The landing deck, at sea level, has a lounge area and bathroom…

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Jun 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Giraffe Umbrella

Picture of the Day: Giraffe Umbrella

GIRAFFE UMBRELLA Photograph by Ben Matthew Wong | twistedsifter.com I took this photo in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. It was the middle of the afternoon and the sun was scorching. We drove past this lone giraffe that was getting shade and shelter from the sun by standing under this beautiful Acacia tree.…

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